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The gap in wages between women and men is no longer reduced in France, according to the OECD

In a report circulated on Wednesday, the OECD stresses that the median wage gap between women and men is 9.9% in 2016 in France, a stable figure since the beginning of the 2000 years.

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The gap in wages between women and men is no longer reduced in France, according to the OECD
The wage gap between women and men still persists in France, according to a report by Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which was circulated on Wednesday, 4 October. The median wage difference is 9.9% in 2016 and this figure no longer decreases since beginning of 2000 years, advances institution.

This gap partly reflects glass ceiling that women often face during ir careers; Thus, women account for less than a third of executives ', says OECD survey "Achieving gender equality: a difficult fight".

In comparison, Belgium is a good pupil with a gap between women and men less than 3%, unlike India where rate reaches 56%.

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However, OECD welcomes France's efforts in recent years.

Equality between women and men is at heart of policy of helping to reconcile work and family life that has been implemented in France for several decades. For this reason, France occupies a rar favourable position in relation to or countries in terms of women's employment and aid to reconcile work and family life. Women under-represented in positions of responsibility

Beyond remuneration, OECD also gives or elements relating to differences between women and men in work.

In 2016, French employment rate was 61.4% (68% for men), a figure slightly below OECD average (62.8%).

The French also develop less ir own business. They are about 7% to be employers, compared to 14% in men.

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They are also under-represented in positions of responsibility of private sector and public life. In France, only 31.7% of women are part of executive cadre.

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