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Women who work full-time still earn 15% less than men.
全职女性挣得仍然要比男性低15%。
But that’s not because they’re paid less for the same jobs, is because they’re in different jobs.
但那不是因为同样的工作她们得到的报酬少,是因为男女的工作不同。
Women are in less senior jobs.
高级职位的女性比男性要少。
In Britain, France and Germany, 80 to 90 percent of executive jobs are held by men.
在英国,法国和德国,80-90%的管理工作由男性担任。
Women also tend to choose different occupations.
女性同样倾向于选择与之不同的职业。
In America, over 80 percent of teachers, nurses, secretaries and health workers are female.
在美国,超过80%以上的教师,护工士,秘书和医务人员是女性。
And these jobs tend to be lower paid.
并且这些工作的酬劳相对较低。
Primary school teachers in the West earn nearly 20% less than the average graduate job.
西部的小学老师挣得要比普通大学毕业生少近20%。
Nurses earn less than police officers, cleaners less than caretakers.
护士挣得比警察少,清洁工挣得比管理员少。
Women are as ambitious as men.
女性和男性同样有抱负。
They earn the majority of university degrees.
大学学位大多数都是女性取得的。
In America, they now ask for promotions as often as men.
在美国,现在她们像男性一样经常寻求升职机会。
But it’s the price women pay for motherhood that holds them back.
但是女性向母亲身份的转变所付出的代价阻碍了她们。
In Britain, 70 percent of mothers reduce their working hours or switch to a less demanding job, compared with 11 percent of fathers.
在英国,11%的父亲选择这样做,与之相比,70%的母亲选择减少工作时间或是换那些苛求较低的工作。
In Australia, it’s 56% of mothers and 19% of fathers.
在澳大利亚,这项比例母亲占56%,父亲占19%。
While in France, 55% of mothers scaled back compared with 13% of fathers.
与此同时在法国,这项比例母亲缩减到55%,父亲占到了13%。
When an American woman goes back to work, her salary is on average lower than it would have been, if she hadn’t had a child.
当美国女性回归工作后,她们的工资平均要比她们没有孩子时低。
The race for gender equality is far from over.
男女平等之争远未结束。
As more children choose non-traditional careers and men do more childcare, fewer working women will be held back.
随着越来越多的孩子选择非传统性的职业以及男性照顾孩子越来越多,越来越少的职业女性会被牵绊。

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Which country has the largest propotion of mother reducing their working hours?
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