is there really a gender wage gap issue

I’ve provided a few sources below (but feel free to incorporate your own). Now it’s your turn to debate the question: Is there really a gender wage gap issue? Explain.
PLEASE NOTE: Keep your comments factual and related to the actual topic.

In order to achieve the highest possible score for discussion participation, post an original response to the topic of 2.5 – 3 pages.. Postings will be graded on critical thinking (addresses the question completely and in-depth; points are clearly made and evidence supports arguments/rationale; shows a clear grasp of content and elaborates with explanation and relevant, examples). Academic Integrity and respect is expected.