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What you need to know about women at work

Around the world, women are paid at lower rates and wages than men and are less likely to be promoted. They also tend to work in different sectors. The implications are everyone’s business.

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About the author(s)

Kweilin Ellingrud is a senior partner in McKinsey’s Minneapolis office, and Lareina Yee is a senior partner in the San Francisco office. Simon London, a member of McKinsey Publishing, is based in the Silicon Valley office.

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