The 28 members of the current US women's national soccer team filed the lawsuit alleging ongoing "institutionalised gender discrimination" concluding that a top-tier women's player would make only 38 percent of a similarly situated men's player.
The gap between men and women is especially big in medicine, where only 20 percent of all doctors in Japan are female.
The #MeToo movement is making strides in the US, but there is no such movement for the vast majority of women around the world. From equality in the home to safe public spaces for women, the fight for equality is far from won.
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