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gender bias

n. unequal treatment in employment opportunity (such as promotion, pay, benefits and privileges), and expectations due to attitudes based on the sex of an employee or group of employees. Gender bias can be a legitimate basis for a lawsuit under anti-discrimination statutes.

gender bias

noun gender prejudice, one-sidedness, partiality, partisanship, prejudice, sexual discrimination, unequal treatment, unfair treatment, unfairness, unlawful treatment of a protected class
Associated concepts: employment law
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In order to illustrate how questions about gender bias in the legal profession might be constructed from a feminist perspective, the paper then examines issues surrounding the definition and study of: (1) "gender bias" and "discrimination"; (2) sexual harassment; (3) gender harassment; and (4) the combining of career, children, and chores.
The work begins with each of those assembled writing a question (Copenhaver, 1993) in response to the prompt, "Regarding gender bias, my wonderful question is.
Adolescence is when the effects of long-term gender bias become most apparent (Sadker & Sadker, 1994), as exhibited in declining academic performance and diminished self-esteem.
A survey of more than 300 professional women at the Simmons Leadership Conference in 2010 reveals that virtually every one of them has experienced subtle gender bias issues, also known as second generation gender bias, at work.
In India, despite the Ministry of Home Affairs having set a target of increasing women's representation to 33 per cent in police force, the Gender bias is a major hurdle
Still, as more women lead Fortune 500 companies and are elected to lead nations, motherhood and C-suite pay can't excuse the potential for gender bias in the credit union industry.
children and adolescents found a clear-cut and persistent gender bias in the provision of treatment.
Synopsis: "Gender Bias in Mystery and Romance Novel Publishing: Mimicking Masculinity and Femininity" by Anna Faktorovich (Director and Founder of the Anaphora Literary Press) examines gender bias from the perspective of readers, writers and publishers, with a focus on the top two best-selling genres in modern fiction.
The actress said gender bias is still a big problem in Hollywood and one that must be tackled.
Identifying generational perspectives and gender bias.
During the visit VC said that gender equity is the need of time, we are committed to eradicate gender bias and discrimination.
During those 25 years, I can suggest some reasons for the differences in salaries other than gender bias.