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22 Feb 2024

Role of education in gender equality: stereotyping

Presentation - 1 pages - Linguistics & languages

Today, I would like to present you the emergence of the patriarchal social structure started approximately 12 000 years ago when ancient civilizations became agricultural societies. The structural aspect of societies led to an increase of power and professional skills among men that directly...

22 Feb 2024

Role of Education in Gender Equality: Stereotyping - published: 04/11/2023

Presentation - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

This document is a guide summarizing the main concepts to be covered in a 15-minute presentation on the role of education in gender equality.

03 Sep 2009

Gender equality: Women and the law

Thesis - 5 pages - Civil law

The United States, among many other Western countries, has been a beacon for women's rights. Many women in the world cannot teach, work, show their ankles, vote, hold public office and sometimes are not allowed to think much less. Here in the United States, women have the opportunity to do all...

16 May 2009

New ways of promoting gender equality

Thesis - 14 pages - Sociology & social sciences

This paper provides an overview of gender inequality comparing Europe and North America through media perspectives and company front runners within each region. It will provide an analysis of the methods used by companies and how actions are successfully carried out. As well it will...

15 Jan 2009

Gender equality and employment in the European Union

Essay - 29 pages - European union

Gender equality is among the fundamental principles and the common values of the European Union. In the 2nd Article of the Treaty of the European Community, it is even mentioned as a “task” to perform for the Community, and again in Article 3(2) TEC. But two questions...

30 Oct 2009

An American woman's journey in Brazil: Gender in inequality in education

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Historians are given a unique task; to gather information from a plethora of sources with a discernable eye, assess the credibility, corroborate and establish an accurate relay of events at any given period throughout the world. Here, the documentation and accounts of a woman traveler will be...

08 Jun 2022

Violence from a gender perspective and feminist perspectives in peacebuilding and conflict resolution

Case study - 8 pages - Sociology & social sciences

There are 2 cases and concepts discussed in this document : a. Define and discuss the concept of the continuum of violence and illustrate how it is relevant in understanding violence from a gender perspective. Use an example of your choice. b. Present and discuss at least three major...

25 Nov 2022

Islamophobia, Gender and Migration

Presentation - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

This presentation is about Islamophobia, Gender & Migration. While Islamophobia can be thought of as the fear of those who are Muslims or assumed to be Muslims, this discrimination and fear have increased and often been justified since the events of 9/11. Migration, another aspect of my...

07 Jun 2023

Gender inequality and work/life balance

Summary - 1 pages - Labor law

Individuals spend most of their time in the workplace; therefore an appropriate legal framework should be put in place to protect their rights but also quality of life, regardless of their sex. In this report, women's rights in the workplace will be tackled first, then the balance between...

12 Aug 2014

The Right to Equal Pay

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The Right to Equal Pay is a civil liberty set out to protect every employee from unequal pay based on gender bias in comparison to fellow employees. According to the Women's Bureau, the right provides that all individuals ought to enjoy equal employment opportunities and better yet a...

15 Sep 2014

Islamic Women: Between Equality and Discrimination

Case study - 7 pages - Educational studies

The beginning of the Earth and mankind is certainly a story for people to know for it counters all the philosophies and religions of today and it is the foundation of all Christian, Judaic and Islamic teachings. According to most stories, Adam's problems start with the creation of Eve. Although...

10 Aug 2023

Femicide and Human Rights: Understanding and Classifying Gender-Based Violence under E.U. Law

Thesis - 20 pages - Public liberties

In 2008, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, during the launch of a campaign intending to end violence targeting women, said that the only global truth is that "violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable, never tolerable". The statement was a revelation that society...

08 Oct 2015

Harmonization of gender based violence messages for use in IEC materials

Essay - 12 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Gender-based violence is a global pandemic and human rights violation that hinders both individual and societal development. Furthermore, the prevailing socioeconomic and political inequalities between the sexes ensure that women and girls are most susceptible to violence. Global surveys...

12 Sep 2014

Embracing Love to Overcome Gender Differences, The female search for love by Bell Hooks

Case study - 2 pages - Economy general

The conception that men and women are from different planets keeps recurring in most discussions that relate to the gender differences. Nevertheless, there comes a time when actuality sets in, and individuals realize that men and women share several aspects one of them being the need for...

29 Sep 2016

The Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and its impact on the American economy

Course material - 3 pages - Economy general

The nineteen sixties were a time of change in the world and especially in America, where Vietnam protests and demands for civil rights had taken off. In this time of change the sixties saw women in greater numbers demanding the same rights as men and one of those rights was the ability to join...

18 Aug 2014

Gender Commercial Analysis- Examples of Gender bias and stereotypes in television adverts

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The main purpose of advertisements is to make people change their behavior. In many cases, people are influenced by the model because they aspire to have the same trends. Therefore, the presentation of commercials tells an interesting story about gender roles in popular culture. Due to the...

27 Aug 2014

Race, sectionalism, and gender in America

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

John C. Calhoun and George Fitzhugh had very little in common especially regarding where they came from; Calhoun was a leading statesman in the south and managed to reach the helm of the senate and vice presidency while Fitzhugh was a lawyer. They, however, shared the same views about slavery....

23 Nov 2012

Gender inequality in the workplace: One of America's many workplace challenges

Case study - 4 pages - Psychology

What does the number 60,743 mean to you? Most people wouldn't be able to place this number off the top of their head. According to the author of The Face of Discrimination, by Vincent J. Roscigno, that is the number of cases of sex and racial discrimination cases of employment. (15). These are...

16 Jan 2009

The two equality directives of 2000: False-twins

Essay - 22 pages - European union

2007, the “European Year of Equal Opportunities for All” in the European Union ended a few months ago, stressing on the question of the current anti-discrimination law in the Union. This initiative of the Commission took place in a general movement of the European Union toward a better...

23 Jan 2013

A more neutral gender

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Life presents a multitude of choices. These vary from deciding what time to get up in the morning, where to attend university, or even what cake flavor one wants for one's birthday. These choices seem petty and society is not affected. Sometimes when an individual is presented with a choice, he...

15 Jan 2009

Gender related differences in patterns of employment in Sweden, and the effects of the parental leave in a woman's employment

Essay - 15 pages - Human resources

Sweden is very often taken as a model when a conversation comes to any gender or equity related question. It is said to be, not without any reason, one of the most if not the most advanced country in the world as far as equality of chances or the cause of women are concerned. Tough,...

29 Sep 2010

The gender gap in the ownership and control of property is the single most critical contributor to the gender gap in economic well-being, social status, and empowerment'

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

Before the 1970s, women were practically invisible: they were relegated to the family and the domestic world. However since the middle of this same decade, the gender issue has become an increasingly theme within the development concern. Globalization not only affects men but women as...

15 Jan 2009

The Gender Gap in voting behaviours

Essay - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

European women first acquired the right to vote in 1906 in Finland. After the First World War, women were given the right to vote in a certain number of European countries. In the UK, it was gained in two stages: first in 1918, it was initially given to married women, women householders and women...

16 Apr 2014

Maasai gender relations during the colonial period: A patriarchal transformation

Case study - 15 pages - Political science

The imposition of colonial power in Africa disrupted all aspects of indigenous society. Not only were Africans robbed of political independence, but pre-colonial social structures were also destroyed or transformed based on the mercy of certain colonial powers. The Maasai, a pastoral people in...

26 Feb 2009

A critique of the connection between gender and crime

Thesis - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Official statistics show that overall males commit or, are charged with, more crimes than females (Scottish Prison Service, 2002). However it has also been shown, that in certain areas of criminality such as theft and fraud, female offence rates seem to be rising faster than males. (Steffensmeir...

29 Sep 2010

One is not born, but rather becomes a woman' (de Beauvoir). Discuss with references to determinist, constructionist and deconstructionist theories of gender.

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology & social sciences

‘One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.' This famous assertion, excerpted from Simone de Beauvoir's Deuxième Sexe, concentrates the idea that sexual identity is an identity that one acquires, and whose acquiring is influenced by socialization, education, ideology and cultural...

26 Feb 2009

UK Education: An analysis of the significance of gender at key stage 5 and beyond

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

Recently it has been argued that the underachievement of boys has been happening for many years (Epston, Elwood ET. Al. 1999), it was simply the fact that female students were prevented from entering schools that enable this to go unnoticed for so long. During the days of the 11 plus it was well...

27 Oct 2010

Feminism and Gender Sensitivity in Reporting

Thesis - 1 pages - Journalism

There is no doubt a thin line between the concepts of feminism and gender sensitivity in reporting. Sometimes these two concepts are interchanged. It is our view, however, that there is a significant difference between these two concepts. This report aims to clarify this difference...

15 Jan 2009

"Discussion about the limitations of liberal feminism with particular reference to the construction of gender and across class, race, ethnicity and religious belief

Essay - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Feminist ideas and feminist politics have emerged because of the fact that in nearly all societies which divide the sexes into differing cultural, economic or political spheres, women are less valued than men (Robert Shoemaker and Mary Vincent 1998, 36-8). The current study will focus not on the...

05 Apr 2010

A multinational study of gender wine preferences

Tutorials/exercises - 10 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Wine has become an international business, and the difference in wine preferences based on consumer's gender and how these differences vary from country to country are important issues that should be considered in wine product development. We examined consumer's preference for the type of...