The Challenges Of Gender Discrimination In The Workplace

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In today’s highly competitive world, countries are innovating and enforcing ethical governance, fair control with moral principles, to survive and progress. Within each country, many economical, social and governmental groups work together to achieve advancements. While there is harmony, among these groups, there are on-going challenges posed by extremist individuals or people of discriminating thoughts. One of such discriminations is on gender. The term gender discrimination refers to the negative stereotypes on men and women and the active denial of desired goals based on gender or sex. In this paper, I will discuss how gender discrimination hinders economical progress, social progress, and affects the social and economical aspects of the workplace. A sound economy is critical for survival. Societies that discriminate on the basis of gender pay a significant price resulting in greater poverty, slower economic growth, weaker governance, and a lower quality of life. According to an article, in Africa for “every 100 boys only 82 girls go to secondary schools”. The girls, who did not attend school during droughts, were put to work. The girls’ attendances in schools were affected more than boys during droughts, and thus girls “performed badly in school examinations than boys”. This example illustrates that African boys get higher education than girls and consequently “education gets the boys much more benefits at the job market than the girls”, earning more salary. If this

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