According to information available from Statistics Lithuania, last year women’s remuneration in Lithuania was 13.4 percent lower than the one men get. Looking at different age groups, the biggest wage gap is between men and women in age of 35-44, their salaries vary by an average of one fifth. The members of Association Lyderė, which promote women’s leadership, career and seek to bring about real change in this field, point out that the gender gap in salaries between men and women is rising year after year. It increased by 0.4% last year, while in the last five years it increased by 2%. On the other hand, the provisions of the new version of the Labor Code, which oblige to eliminate the differences between the remuneration of women and men for equal work, can bring positive changes. Read more.