Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Mar 23, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 23, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the challenges Belgium faces when responding to terrorist attacks and chat with Melinda Gates about disproportionate workloads between men and women.

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What are the reasons behind the gender pay gap?

Mar 23, 2016
Computer programmers, chefs and dentists were the occupations that had the highest wage gaps in a recent Glassdoor study.
Computer programming has one of the highest wage gaps among the fields studied in a new Glassdoor report. 
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Melinda Gates on balancing the burden of unpaid work

Mar 23, 2016
Women are suffering from a lack of time, argues Gates.
Melinda Gates wants to change expectations about women's work.
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More security coordination needed in Brussels

Mar 23, 2016
Belgium has largely been on its own in responding to terror threats.
Soldiers stand guard at the entrance of Brussels' central station on Wednesday, one day after the attacks on Brussels airport and a metro station in the city. 
AURORE BELOT/AFP/Getty Images

French security sector grows with terrorism threat

Mar 23, 2016
Nearly 10,000 additional security forces already protect major tourist sites, synagogues and government buildings in France.
French soldiers patrol inside the departure terminal of the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris on Wednesday, a day after triple bomb attacks in Brussels killed more than 30 people and left more than 200 people wounded.
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Occupation and the wage gap

Mar 23, 2016
Security in France, Brexit, and pay disparity.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the challenges Belgium faces when responding to terrorist attacks and chat with Melinda Gates about disproportionate workloads between men and women.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC