Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Equal Pay for Women Theme of Spanish Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - Spain

Spain has issued a new postage stamp in their Civic Values series which draws attention to the gender discrimination against women in their pay checks.

European Union figures show that women earn less than men and that the percentage varies a great deal from one country to another.

For this reason, and in order to create awareness amongst its citizens of these salary differences, the European Parliament has declared 22nd February European Equal Pay Day, an event which has become international.

Learn more at: Correos

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