Stef W. Kight Apr 4, 2017
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By the numbers: The gender pay gap is slowly closing

Today is Equal Pay Day — the day that represents how long into the year women have to work to make as much money as their male counterparts did the year before, according to the National Committee on Pay Equity. We've rounded up the numbers — good news and bad news — along with the defense and critique of the gender wage gap.

Data: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon / Axios