Digest this: There is no country on earth where women get equal pay as men for equal work. Not even the Nordic countries with impressively high overall gender parity can boast of equality when it comes to the pay packet.
India has the distinction of being the lowest ranked on gender parity, which includes pay parity, among the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) economies. This was revealed in the Global Gender Gap Report of 2010. Gender parity in wages has been a global concern for about a century now. Yet progress has been slow after the initial victories.