A report by the International Labour Organization found that the difference between the amount of men and women working in sectors hit heavily had taken its toll.
"In some cases, this is because men’s situation in the labour market has deteriorated while women’s situation has improved or stayed the same," said Kristen Sobeck, one of the co-authors of the ILO's Global Wage Report 2012/13.
Although, statistics have the ability to vary sometimes depending on whether all full-time, or part-time employees are considered, there remains some major differences across the globe when it comes to how much men and women are remunerated for doing their jobs, concluded the study.
In the UK, there have been recent calls for more women to be employed in executive positions and in the scientific and manufacturing industries.
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Source: The Sales Engineer News