The battle to close the gender gap in the labour began in the early nineteenth century and continues now.
Those who continue to battle despite widespread dismissal of the issue as "feminist" are often seen as extremists by their peers.
The number of supporting women and men has been growing.
Former President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law in 1963.
Although regulations guaranteeing equal employment and compensation have been put in place, the issue still resides with certain companies.
The difficulty, and the very reason the law is so frequently disregarded, lies in proving beyond a reasonable doubt that discrimination has occurred.
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