By Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
Families making less also spend less, which impacts our consumer-driven economy. In fact, if women had pay parity, studies show our national GDP would increase by 3%.
Given the magnitude of the negative impacts of unequal pay, it’s not surprising that women are rising up in increasing numbers to fix our broken systems. For instance, at MomsRising, our volunteer growth rate tripled since the last presidential election, and the number of unique MomsRising supporters taking action jumped 79% year-over-year.