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The wage gap is narrowing in California, so why is that a mixed blessing?


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Guys make 20 percent more than women on average. But not everywhere...

There are a few congressional districts throughout the country where women make as much, if not more, than men. One of them, California's 37th congressional district, is right here in LA.

This data comes from an annual report on the state of wage equality from the American Association of University Women, but the news isn't all good. 

The report shows pay equality was achieved in areas where the median income was lower. Contrastingly, Silicon Valley, with some of the highest wages in the state, has the greatest wage disparity. 

"Ironically the gender pay gap is largest among the most educated workers," says Catherine Hill, vice present of research at the American Association of Women. "So unfortunately, this is not a success story." 

Click here to view the report