One of the long-standing obstacles for the equal economic independence of men and women is the difference in salary. This complex phenomenon is observed throughout the entire life-cycle of women – starting with lower positions, salaries, and pensions and ending with a higher risk of poverty. Mrs Pabendiskienė stressed these points during the opening of the EU conference, Negotiating Equality – Successful Strategies, which is taking place in Vilnius today.

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