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Obama Says Women Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work

In his weekly address, U.S. President Barack Obama called the pay gap between men and women for the same work "an embarrassment". "The average woman who works full-time in America earns less than a man—even when she is in the same profession and has the same education," he said. "That's wrong. In 2014, it's an embarrassment. Women deserve equal pay for equal work," he added.

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