Accenture’s ‘Getting to Equal 2017 survey which is on average pay gap between men and women in service over a year which excludes the bonuses. The survey was conducted among more than 28,000 women and men from 31 industries, across 29 countries.
As per the survey conducted by Accenture, men in India earn about 67% more on average than women and it indicates disparity in the country is very much higher comparing global average of 40% crosswise the industries.
As per the Rekha Menon, Chairman of Accenture India said one major reason of gap is that socially women are considered to be main care-givers at home and women are accepted to take breaks. Further, women don’t talk for well salary and they accept whatever they are offered.