Pink Tax Facts
The Pink Tax - Gender Price Discrimination

....because it costs more to be a woman


LA TIMES: Women's Toiletries Do Cost More Than Men's

LA Times journalist calls it like it is: GAO report proves Pink Tax is real

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GAO REPORT: GAO Blog Misinterprets Own Study

Government officials misinterpret their own study and deny clear evidence supporting existence of Pink Tax: gender-based advertising jacks up prices and makes people willing to pay more due to the insecurities the advertising creates

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CBS News: CBS News Goes Undercover to Reveal Gender Price Discrimination

CBS News highlights price discrimination based on gender..noting that California outlawed it in 1996 after a statewide study found a "gender tax" cost each woman approximately $1,351 more annually.

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The Guardian: Higher expenses for women add insult to gender pay gap injury

The Guardian reports that higher expenses for women add insult to gender pay gap injury. Maybe it’s time for women to demand not just pay equality but equity.

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Forbes: Which Retailers Charge the Largest Pink Tax?

Forbes asks which retailers charge the largest pink tax. A key concern is assessing whether the higher prices for female products are justified by differentially higher costs.

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Yahoo! Finance: Gender-Based Pricing and Why it Costs More to be a Woman

Michael Cone, a trade lawyer who’s been fighting gender price discrimination for two decades, talks to Yahoo! Finance about the Pink Tax.

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