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Synonyms for sexism

sexual discrimination

Words related to sexism

discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex

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In Pakistan, the most common stereotypes are ethnic, caste and gender stereotypes.
In providing this type of guidance, teachers and careers officers, may be reflecting their own upbringings and expectations, and reinforcing the different subject options, according to their own gender stereotypes of appropriate subjects, particularly when it comes to the age of 16 to 19.
Despite decades of struggle for women's right to equality, judicial processes worldwide are often shot through with harmful gender stereotypes, and this can amount to a denial of a woman's right to justice by the very legal system that is supposed to protect fundamental human rights for everyone.
The seven essays in this volume investigate how gender impacts development and socialization, looking at gender in parent-child relationships, gendered peer interactions, cyberbullying, whether having an older sister or brother is related to younger siblings' gender typing, the relationship between gender and pro-social behavior and judgments, how gender stereotypes and attitudes affect self-definition, and children's cognition about the gendered roles of occupations and parental roles in the home.
HALF of state-funded schools in the North East are paying too little attention to the way gender stereotypes influence subject choices, researchers have claimed.
The three-year project amounting to 435 000 Euros supported efforts to counter gender stereotypes and promote gender equality in Lebanon in general and in the Palestinian camps in particular.
GENDER stereotypes are persisting in Ireland - at least when it comes to household chores.
He Runs, She Runs: Why Gender Stereotypes Do Not Harm Women Candidates
News stories by female reporters are nearly twice as likely (7%) to challenge gender stereotypes than those by males (4%).
Actress Geena Davis is pioneering an effort to change female portrayals and gender stereotypes in children's media and entertainment.
This paper tests the relative importance of individuating information and gender stereotypes when predicting the risk preferences of others.
Thus, we found a substantial overlap between the contents of racial and gender stereotypes," Galinsky wrote in the study.