FFFF: Swiss Bank Pranks Men on Equal Pay Day

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Last month several countries observed Equal Pay Day, the day in the year it takes women for their earnings to catch up to mens’ from the previous year.

One bank in Swiss partnered with a local women’s organization in a gutsy plan to raise awareness of wage inequality: they shorted men trying to withdraw money from an ATM by 20%, the approximate wage gap in Switzerland.

(h/t Jezebel)

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Jarrah Hodge is the founder and editor of gender-focus.com. She has also written for the Huffington Post, Bitch Magazine Blogs, the Vancouver Observer and About-Face. Jarrah has B.A. in Women’s Studies and Sociology from UBC. She’s a fan of politics, Star Trek, musical theatre, and brunch.

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