Charlize Theron Has Evened The Pay Gap – And So Can You

Charlize Theron Has Evened The Pay Gap - And So Can You


by Emily Phillips |
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Some good news amid the January blues: Charlize Theron has won her own personal equal pay campaign. Following the Sony hacking scandal, she discovered she was getting paid significantly less than co-star Chris Hemsworth for their upcoming film, The Huntsman.

So, she took a stand like a boss and successfully negotiated a raise to same same (stonking) $10 million fee for her role as Ravenna, Snow White's seriously evil step-mother. Just goes to show that even the most successful women in the world aren’t immune to inequality – and that the first step to getting paid what your worth if finding out whether you’re being underpaid in the first place.

It's all about transparency. Which is whyGrazia's Mind the Pay Gap campaign is so important. And why it's imperative that we all petition our MPs to make their votes count when the bill - Section 78 of the Equality Act 2010 - gets its second reading on February 27.

Click here to find out how to make your voice heard.

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