Gender Expectations On Women And Women

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According to the research done by The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, Women are 11% more likely to be gifted or in higher classes then men are. Sexist is characterized by prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of gender. Women historically have been taught to be housewives, mothers, and to be quiet. While men are the breadwinners, inteligente ones, and the strong ones. Not til more recent times have these expectation changed letting women or men be anything they want to be. However many social views are influencing parents and young adults. Parents have different expectations for their sons or daughters because from a young age kids are forced into gender roles, stereotyping genders, and following the “traditional” way.

Gender roles are either implied or forced on kids from a young age. According to The New York Time, “ At young ages, when parents most often search about possible giftedness, girls have consistently been shown to have larger vocabularies and use more complex sentences”. Even though girls are more likely to be more intelligent, parents most googled statements about their daughters are about if they are skinny or pretty. Girls are shown to play house and dress up while boys fight. Girls are shown to care about the their looks from Tv shows, social media, and other pop culture. From a young age girls are given negative body image and thoughts that they aren 't smart enough. National Parenting

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