Gender discrimination a common practice when both men and women are trying to show their sovereignty and show the desire of altering their duties without giving importance to each other. Men and women both can face gender discrimination but women are more vulnerable due to delicacy and fragile looks. Examples of Gender discrimination include discrimination in family law, discrimination at workplace, discrimination in education, social restrictions etc. gender discrimination in education is the most prevalent issue in many developing countries such as Nigeria, Iran , Bangladesh, India. In education, most women experience differential treatment from their families and the society.
This kind of ‘male ego’ restricts promotion of women at jobs. 4. GENDER PAY GAP AND THE INDUSTRY: The jobs done by the male and female, more or less differ from each other. Though “these differences evolve with economic development, the resulting changes in the structure of employment are not enough to eliminate employment segregation by gender. So, women all over the world appear to be concentrated in low-productivity jobs” (World Bank, 2012).
Women spend twice as many time in house chores as men, that is not really fair. As we all know children try to imitate their parents, that is why the young people of today are sexist and unfair. Gender Inequality in India: There is a lot of gender discrimination in India, women live in a second status within the household, the chores, and their workplace, this affects the women’s health,economy, education, and political involvement. They are obligated to marry young and have children. One of the causes of gender inequality in India is the domination of men over women.
Conflict theory has different assumptions about the family as an institution. The theory interprets the family as a system of power relations that reinforces and reflects the inequalities within society. Conflict theorists are particularly interested in how families are effected by class, race and gender inequality. Families are important in the maintenance of social inequalities because they are the vehicles through which property and social status is acquired (Eitzen and Bacca Zinn, 2004). Marx and Engels looked at the role of families in the social reproduction of inequality.
This is because health of women is not given so important as men due to gender bias prevailing in the society. The women in rural and poor families of India is most neglected, ignored and exploited. Marriage related Issues : In most of rural and tribal areas of India girl child married too early. Due to early marriage they do not get enough time to complete their education and for self development which hinder their empowerment. Preference Given to Boy child : In Indian society particularly in rural and tribal areas women are expected to give birth to a boy child only.
Social scientists have come up with explanation as to how family and personal relationships, personal life is changing. These changes have been departing due to transformation in all sphere i.e. economic -globalization, privatization; demographical aspects – lower level birth rate due to reproduction technological advancement, divorce, cohabitation; socio-culture – education and employment empowerment, individualization. Sociologists have shown great interest in personal life and relationships. Traditionally, sociology is known for family and kin relationships but recently friendships, intimacy, same sex relationships are also become area of research.
Cultural Conflicts. To make the culture of the parent company accepted by the staff in the country is very difficult. There are also many examples of the failure of the world's multinational companies and the Western powers, as example Hewlett-Packard and Compaq, Hewlett-Packard and Compaq IT Of the industry Five hundred Strong, combined with the decline in efficiency, not as good as imagined. In Chinese enterprises in Africa, it is relatively safe to think of ways and means to get to know each other after the employees of the two countries understand each
Introduction In India, discriminatory attitude towards men and women have existed for generations and thus it affect the lives of both genders. Although the constitution of India has granted men and women equal rights, but gender gap still remains. Female discrimination violates human rights. These are mostly seen in family land sharing among sisters and brothers. Women are perceived to be disadvantaged at work.
(UNDP, 2018) Many global issues are being exposed such as poverty, income inequality, climate crises and gender issues. In 2015, Cuba insisted a comprehensive gender law due to the continuous visibility of violence and abuse against women. In Africa, several girl children do not get proper education because of being forced to get married. Given that gender equality is one of its goals, it means that there is this prevalent inequality between genders in the past. And according to Jacson and Sorensen (2007), it is important to address these inequalities for this has consequences to the world politics.
Many cultures adopt the gender inequality; which brings disadvantages to the race itself. For example, one of the cultures that adapt gender inequality is China. The Chinese preferred to have sons rather than daughters because they believe that the sons can carry the family name and prolong the generations. According to Brooks, the over number of male population in China causes the increase of population of men but lower population number to women. Thus, the number of men that doesn’t have a wife increases and can’t prolong generations.