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The Latest Pink Tax News and Developments from Around the Globe

New York entrepreneurs launch start up to end Pink Tax on consumer goods (2018)

Read about "Billie," a startup that will sell goods for women without a Pink Tax mark up

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The National - WOMEN IN UAE FRUSTRATED BY PINK TAX ON PRODUCTS MEN PAY LESS FOR (2017)

"Women in the UAE are voicing their frustration at the “pink tax” they are facing on everyday products for which men pay less. Many women say it is noticeable that products for women, such as razors, are more expensive than the male version."

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Christian Science Monitor: Lawmakers and Retailers Keep Up Pressure on the Pink Tax in 2017

Fighting the Pink Tax Continues to Pay Dividends Through Reduced Retail Prices and Heightened Legislative Awareness

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CBS Money Watch: This Retailer is Striking a Blow Against the Pink Tax

Online retailer, Boxed.com, has taken a stand against the Pink Tax and lowered the prices of items, geared toward women, that are more expensive than their male counterparts.

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Consumer Reports: Pink Tax Repeal Act Aims to Make Pricing Fair to Women

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) introduces the Pink Tax Repeal Act to Congress.

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Bill to prevent pink tax on goods withdrawn in California (2016)

After outcry by retailers, bill to repeal pink tax on goods is withdrawn in California

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The Penny Hoarder: Why Do Women’s Razor Blades Cost More Than Men’s?

The Penny Hoarder asks why women's razor blades cost more than men's. The pink tax is not new, but it’s long overdue to disappear.

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Mic.com: The Secret Tax Screwing Women Out of Thousands of Dollars

There's a secret tax screwing women out of thousands of dollars a year — and you probably don't know it's happening. It's the Pink Tax! Make sure to click on the hilarious video!

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Listen Money Matters: Women Pay More and Earn Less with Pink Tax

From Listen Money Matters, women pay more and earn less, and aren't even aware of it. Are you paying the Pink Tax?

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Motto: Calling Out Companies for Charging Women More

42% of the time, women are charged an average of 7% more than men for what is ostensibly the same product. Calling out companies for charging women more...

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Vox: Women's Products Cost More. Here's How to Avoid the "Pink Tax."

Women pay a hidden tax on almost everything. It may not be a real tax levied by the government, but it has a real impact on women's pocketbooks. It's known as the "Pink Tax".

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NBR (Nightly Business Report by CNBC): Pink Tax

Women don’t just get paid less for equal work, they pay more than men for similar products.

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US News & World Report: The Pink Tax and Why Women's Products Often Cost More

US News & World Report reviews the Pink Tax and why the "shrink it and pink it" approach means women could pay more for less product.

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ABC KSAT 12 (TX): Women Pay Pink Tax on Range of Products

Women pay pink tax on range of products from toiletries to toys.

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CNN Money: Pink Tax Angers Women from New York to London

Retailers are forced to explain why are women paying more for the same products after study finds women are paying thousands of dollars more over the course of their lives.

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Cosmopolitan: Target Changes Prices After Being Called Out For Charging Women More

A new study reveals just how pervasive over-charging women for the same items as men really is.

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Daily Mail: Is Pink Tax Really Making it More Expensive to be a Woman?

Daily Mail: Is Pink Tax Really Making it More Expensive to be a Woman? Thousands sign a petition urging EVP Simon Roberts of UK Boots to "charge women fairly" for like-for-like products.

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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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Fortune: U.S. Women Aren’t the Only Ones Paying a “Pink Tax”

Companies in the UK are charging women 37% more than men for the same products.

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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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MSN Money: Women Urged to Shop in Men's Department to Avoid Paying Pink Tax

Ultimately, the best defence against the Pink Tax is to look past the pink products and instead find the best price available, even if it is in the Men's department.

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Press Release - NYC Department of Consumer Affairs on Pink Tax

New York City releases gender pricing study - "From Cradle To Cane: The Cost Of Being A Female Consumer"

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Today Money: Women Pay More Than Men

Today reporter goes shopping for such products as shaving gel, shampoo, deodorant and visited a dry cleaner to compare prices for women versus men.

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Business Insider: Here's Proof Women Pay More for the Same Products Men Buy

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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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The Christian Science Monitor: France Investigates Why Pink is More Expensive

The high price of pink: France's Economy Ministry studies why women pay more for hair cuts, dry cleaning, health and beauty products than men.

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New York Times Editorial: Pink Tax

In the absence of legislative relief from the pink tax, women might want to consider shopping in the men’s aisle.

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The Huffington Post: "The Woman Tax" and Surprising Reason Why Women Pay More Than $1,300 a Year

The Huffington Post interviews Michael T. Cone, trade attorney, who explains these costs and how woman can opt out of the "woman tax".

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