Of course it can be seen in different lights – another time division and separation and inequality, as many of the comments suggest
– but can that be sufficient reason for renouncing the right to make so obvious what is obvious. – It is interesting that it requires this kind of real-life-‘Verfremdung’: Everyday we ‘accept’ the pay gap, even if only by ignoring it; and it needs such reversal that makes us fully aware of the actual existence and its meaning.
… for the many of the one humankind which is still characterised by so many gaps and segmentations …
… one of the many contributions to the International Women’s Day, taks to Solidar.
To be added to the article, of course: the origin of the IWD goes back much further in history, and indeed it is worthwhile to mention that it had been the socialist and worker’s movement !
According to a press release of the German party Die Linke, the 20th lot March is remarkable. Women earn 22 % less than their male colleagues. Statistically it means, that they have to work 79 days “without income” if related to a pay policy that respects equality.
A long way – and I hope than many men use the time one may calculate as excess time to fight together with women for equality that reaches beyond the letters on the legal documents