Gender Inequality and Post-Secondary Education in Canada Essay
post-secondary education (Tepperman & Curtis, 2011, p. 350). It is important to recognize that even in modern society, women make up a large portion of the secondary labour market and therefore consistently earn less, have less job security, and face more inequality in hiring practices (Fausto-Sterling, 1992, p. 5).
In 2008, Canadian women earned an average $30,100 compared to $47,000 earned by men (Williams, 2010). On average, women who have a post-secondary certificate or diploma earn 71.2% of what men