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The ideology that one sex is superior to the other.
Individual acts of sexism
(ex) Sexist remarks and acts of violence
The denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups that results from the normal operations of a society.
Two different world(united nations in 2001)
Sexual harassment at work
Discharge because of pregnancy
* Assertion of women’s rights is routinely ignored or punished.
faminization of poverty
Women grow half the world’s food, but they rarely own land.
One-third of the world’s paid labor force;Generally found in the lowest-paying jobs.
Single-parent households headed by women are found in the poorest sections of the population.
Link between rich and poor
The poverty of women in developing countries
Much of the exploited labor is performed by women toiling long hours for low pay , especially in the nonindustrial sector.
(Chubb et al. 2008)
Unequal status in industrial countries
Seen in the division of housework and in the jobs
(Makiko Fuwa 2004)