Gender Inequality And Discrimination

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Gender Inequality can be defined as allowing people different opportunities due to perceive differences based solely on issues of gender. It refers to the differences in the status, power, and prestige women and men have in groups, collectivities, and societies. It is the unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender. Gender Discrimination is the prejudicial treatment of an individual or group due to gender. Gender inequality and discrimination are generally discussed as pertaining to women, but anyone can experience gender-based inequality or discrimination.
Sexism refers to oppressive attitudes and behaviors directed at either sex. In other words, sexism is discrimination or prejudice based on gender. In practice,
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Women employees who have or plan to have children are often perceived as less serious professionals than male employees or than female employees who aren’t mothers. In one experiment, two resumes were created for fictitious female job applicants. The resumes were identical in most respects – successful track record, uninterrupted career, history. The only difference was that one resume noted that the applicant was active in the PTA, a tip-off that the applicant was a mother, while the other resume did not mention the PTA. The applicant whose resume mentioned the PTA was 44% less likely to be…show more content…
A woman who is independent, ambitious, directive, competitive, and sometimes tough may be labeled an “iron maiden.” She is generally perceived as competent but unlikeable and unfeminine.

B. Labor Market
GABRIELA Secretary Liza Maza released a press release stating that, in pursuit of arising from the economic crisis our country is facing, our government resorted to global completion. But only succeeded in selling out the countries natural and human resources. These included our countries raw, natural materials and our human resource, particularly women. Prostitution and going abroad to work as domestic helpers and entertainers became a forced option for women.
Even though the Philippines has more women in the government compared to other countries, our country is still a long way from equal representation. Women make up half of the population, but only 25% of the Senate (6 women senators out of 24) and 27% of the House of Representatives (79 women representatives out of 289) are

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