Pay Gap Increases Mental Health Issues for Women

A study of 22,600 Americans finds that women are more likely to experience mental health issues within workplaces that pay women less than their male counterparts.

Beyond prohibiting overt gender discrimination, policies must be created to address embedded inequalities in procedures surrounding labour markets and compensation in the workplace.
Beyond prohibiting overt gender discrimination, policies must be created to address embedded inequalities in procedures surrounding labour markets and compensation in the workplace.

 

The study is published in Social Science and Medicine.