Gender Discrimination

Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender. Sexism can affect anyone, but it primarily affects women and girls. It has been linked to stereotypes and gender roles, and may include the belief that one sex or gender is intrinsically superior to another. Extreme sexism may foster sexual harassment, rape, and other forms of sexual violence. Gender discrimination may encompass sexism, and is discrimination toward people based on their gender identity or their gender or sex differences. Gender discrimination is especially defined in terms of workplace inequality. It may arise from social or cultural customs and …

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RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 11 June 2024 English

Japan’s Position in the World By Kitaoka Shinichi SYNOPSIS Having accepted Japanese-initiated concepts such as the Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP), the region should now consider the establishment of a …

chance to participate in sports because of gender discrimination, JICA planned a successful athletics programme


UNDP: United Nations Development Programme · 6 June 2024 English

The 1st UNDP Global Dialogue on Public Finance and Tax for Gender Equality held in Istanbul in February 2024 convened Ministers, Vice-Ministers, Commissioners, Directors and other practitioners from Ministries of …

impacts everyone in society. Given existing gender discrimination and gender social norms, the decisions


EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 6 June 2024 English

The prohibition of discrimination and the protection of human rights are important elements of the EU legal order. Nevertheless, discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people persists …

attracted to others irrespective of their gender. Discrimination: the less favourable treatment of one person


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

they work in non-hazardous environment. Gender discrimination in employment and labor relations shall


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

used to report gender-based violence, gender discrimination and SH/SEA cases with the highest level


IADB: Inter-American Development Bank · 5 June 2024 English

This paper reports socio-economic and health outcomes for intersex people in Mexico using data collected between 2021 and 2022. This is the first study relying on a large nationally representative …

UN. (2020). Intersection of race and gender discrimination in sport. United Nations High Commissioner


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

Global evidence is mounting that more gender diversity in banking, including having more women in leadership, leads to better outcomes for organizations, their employees, and investors. There is increasing recognition …

multiple reforms to attempt to remove gender discrimination in their performance evaluations: -


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

Expanding women's employment in the private sector is imperative to increase female labor force participation in Mashreq countries. This knowledge brief identifies lessons learned from the IFC-led business case studies …

Jordan adopted laws explicitly prohibiting gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 3 June 2024 English

Women Money Power The Rise and Fall of Economic Equality Josie Cox Abrams Books New York, NY, 2024, 336 pp., $30

topic by examin- ing issues ranging from gender discrimination in the workplace to the evolving landscape


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

This paper explores the role that a country's political economy, civil society organizations, and women's rights groups play in advancing legal gender equality. The paper draws on the World Bank's …

into the motivations to eliminate legal gender discrimination are largely drawn from a small subset of


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