- Capital: N'Djamena
- Population: 17.4 million as of July 2021 [CIA]
- Bordering countries: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Libya, Niger, Nigeria and Sudan.
- Languages: French and Arabic are spoken officially, with Sara spoken in the south. There are also more than 120 different languages and dialects.
Mind the gap: women confront discrimination on Equal Pay Day
The idea of equal pay seems straightforward: men and women should be eligible for identical remuneration for doing the same work. As we mark Equal Pay Day 2021, however, it is clear that women do not yet have that parity.