05 December, 2020

Are You Hit By The Pink Tax?

Women do not just earn less than men for the same work. They are also fleeced more in the market.

A Fine Cut
Women pay more than men for similar services
Photograph by Nilotpal Baruah
Are You Hit By The Pink Tax?
outlookindia.com
2018-08-28T12:23:08+05:30

A Surcharge for Being Female

Haircut

  • Men: Rs 350 to Rs 600
  • Women: Rs 600 to Rs 1,500

Head massage

  • Men: Rs 500 plus taxes
  • Women: Rs 700 plus taxes

Razor

  • Men: Rs 19
  • Women: Rs 50

Gap regular shirt

  • Men: Rs 799
  • Women: Rs 1,799

Deodorant

  • Men: Rs 144
  • Women: Rs 188

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Ever wondered why a woman’s razor costs much more than one for men? Even for a haircut, there is a huge skew between what men and women are char­ged, even though the time ­taken for both is almost the same these days, given how stylish some men’s cuts are....

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