Ask Annie

Why women get paid less

March 19, 2007: 5:56 PM ET

Women's unwillingness to "rock the boat" and ask for a raise is a big reason why the wage gap between college-educated women and their male counterparts has actually gotten bigger since the mid-'90s, writes Fortune's Anne Fisher in her March 20 Ask Annie column. Do you think women shy away from asking for more money, or do you think discrimination is the real problem? What tips do you have on asking for - and getting - a raise?

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