TODAY, THE WORKS BAKERY CAFE is offering a discount to women in its New Hampshire shops: they’ll only have to pay 79 cents for every dollar men will pay.

They’re doing the discount in honor of Equal Pay Day, a national event that brings attention to the existing gender pay gap in the United States. On average, women still earn 79 cents for every dollar men make. For women of color, the gap is even larger.

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