The Little-Discussed Policies That Affect Women’s Income
Women pay more for their hygiene products than men.
+8% for deodorant
+108% for razors
+10% for body wash
Why? Because Tampons and feminine hygiene products are taxed as a luxury at 9%.
On top of the fact women make 20% less than men (even less for women of color), there are numerous policies that affect their economic opportunity. In this episode of We The People*, we break it all down.
This is episode 2 of our five-part series on income inequality.