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November 4th, 2011
12:21 PM ET

Report says women have more education, but why are they still being paid less than men?

A new government report shows that women have made major strides in education; women are now more likely to graduate from high school and go to college than men. But those gains in education have yet to result in equal pay. Women still only earn 86 cents for every dollar a man makes.

Christine Romans sits down with Nicole Mason, the executive director of the Women of Color Policy Network at NYU, to find out why women are still being shortchanged – and what they can do to fight back.

Filed under: Gender
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