#GAReads | The wage gap starts at home: Boys are paid more than girls for household chores

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"The wage gap starts at home: Boys are paid more than girls for household chores":

many parents are inadvertently perpetuating the wage gap for children when they set rates for these seemingly trivial household jobs. Boys aged 5 to 7 years make 50% more in weekly allowance than girls in that age group, according to a study of 10,000 users from BusyKid, a mobile app and web platform that allows kids to earn and track their allowance.

The average boy makes $13.80 per week while the average girl makes $6.71.

Read Kari Paul's full article at MarketWatch here…