sexism

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The belief or attitude that one sex is inferior, less competent, or valuable than the other

sex·ism

(seks'izm)
Attitudes and practices that place different values on, or create unequal opportunities for, people because of their gender.

sexism

All of the actions and attitudes that relegate individuals of either sex to a secondary and inferior status in society.
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The report by campaign group Human Rights Watch, entitled "Only Men Need Apply: Gender Discrimination in Job Advertisements in China", details a host of offences by private companies and public bodies, from issuing "men only" job ads to requests for women applicants to be "trim" and "aesthetically pleasing".
It's not that China doesn't have any legislation banning gender discrimination in hiring and advertising.
Gender discrimination is one of our society's grave deep-rooted evils that should be eradicated as soon as possible.
'We're so happy that gender discrimination is removed from the salary structure,' said a woman teacher who has been working in the system for several years.
* There should be no gender discrimination regarding using disciplinary strategies by the parents.
This comes at a time when pictures of signs banning women from certain stores have been cropping up on social media, leading to condemnation and increased debate surrounding gender discrimination in the kingdom.
Department of Health and Human Services proposed a new rule to protect against sex and gender discrimination in the health insurance marketplaces as well as among agency health programs and activities.
Issuing notices to Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi and National Legal Services Authority of India, Justices Anil R Dave and Adarsh Kumar Goel sought their reply by November 23 on a question whether " gender discrimination" suffered by Muslim women should not be considered a violation of the Fundamental Rights under Articles 14, 15 and 21 of the Constitution and international covenants.
Coty Richardson, former assistant professor of Exercise Science at NCU in Eugene, Oregon, has sued the small school for pregnancy discrimination, marital status discrimination, gender discrimination and wrongful termination.
MOST women believe gender discrimination still exists in the workplace, with half having personal experience of the problem, a new study has revealed.
So it's staggering to discover that, in this day and age, we're all quietly accepting of a vast inequality that colours our everyday lives: gender discrimination in the workplace.
Tenders are invited for Provision of national and an international consultant, legal experts and gender discrimination for training of judges in gender discrimination.

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