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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.

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Such was the gender bias! She sets out the details of these events in her autobiography, Waqalat, Adalat aur Ayewan Tak (From Lawyering to Court to Parliament', which was published last year.
Fortunately, the cost of doing nothing is too high for any business -- and economies as a whole -- to bear, which is why we are optimistic that eliminating gender bias at work is possible.
"That said," McShane wrote, "nothing in the complaint or incorporated documents suggests that the actions of the university were motivated by gender bias or that the university deprived (the players) of a due process right."
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.
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.
* Identifying generational perspectives and gender bias.
The NIH has invested $10.1 million in supplemental funding to counter gender bias in medical research.
Females who were not 'born' and in some cases allowed to die, because of a deep seated gender bias. A study published in Demography revealed that son preference in India had two significant effects first; smaller families have a higher proportion of sons than larger families.
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. Women traditionally fulfill the role as primary parent.
In many ways, society today is turning away from gender bias and sexism more than at any other time in history.
Women may have come into politics in increasing numbers, but they are still prevented from succeeding by gender bias in the media.