Equal Pay Day – level 1

23-04-18 07:00

April 10 is Equal Pay Day for all people.

An actress writes an essay. She asks why she makes less money than male actors. Another actor says that his co-star has an award for acting in a TV show. He asks why she makes less money than he does in that TV show. A woman quits from the BBC. She does this because the BBC pays women less money.

A tennis star also wants equal pay for black women. Oprah Winfrey says that the ‘Time’s Up Movement’ is for all women of the world. It is not just for famous women.

Difficult words: Equal Pay (when all people are paid similarly), male (men), co-star (a person who acts in a movie or a TV show with other actors), Time’s Up Movement (a group for women to get more rights).

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