Equal Pay Day Highlights the Gender Pay Gap

Equal Pay Day Highlights the Gender Pay Gap

By NYLA ALCANTARA 11 years old   Equal Pay Day started in 1996 by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE). It is a day that highlights the issue of unequal pay between men and women. This issue is called the gender pay gap because of the difference between what...

Gender Bias in Video Games

By URSZULA SOLARZ, age 11 Twelve-year-old Madeline Messer demands that video game companies get rid of the gender bias that fills their games. PHOTO: getshocked/Flickr Imagine scrolling through the characters of a video game and finding out that the majority of the...

A New Beginning with La Course

By SOPHIA ROTHMAN, age 11 Women cyclists want a full-length tour on the same track as the men to prove that they too can go the distance. PHOTO: Liakada Photography/Flickr On July 27, 2014, for the first time in history, women competed on the same track as men do in...