Gender Discrimination

5921 Words Aug 6th, 2013 24 Pages
GENDER DISCRIMINATION By Nkechi AGBOGO

TABLE OF CONTENT 1. Abstract 2. Introduction 3. What does sex discrimination cover 4. Sex discrimination possible scenes 5. Forms of sex discrimination 6. Reasons for sex discrimination 7. Policies which should help reduce gender discrimination 8. Conclusion 9. Reference

ABSTRACT Gender discrimination is an acute and persistent problem, especially in developing countries. This paper argues that gender discrimination is an inefficient practice. The distortions in the allocation of talent between managerial and unskilled positions, and in human capital investment, are analyzed. It is
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While gender discrimination happens to both men and women in individual situations, discrimination against women is an entrenched, global pandemic. The world today is characterised by rapid transformations in all spheres of life that is globalization. By this time of globalization, struggle for gender equality is a matter of concern also. For example, major progress has been made in closing the gender gap in school enrolments at both primary and secondary levels. The rapid growth of the garment industry has provided a large number of ceremonial sector jobs for all genders. Moreover, the society belongs to us is highly patriarchal and gender discrimination is common at all levels of community. Women are reliant on men throughout the whole time of their lives. The range starts from father to husbands to sons. The constitutional affirmations of gender equality are also present in our country. However, the state legislation always overlooks the rights of women. From time to time, women, young girls and female children are more underprivileged than male in their access to education, employment, health care services etc. Traditionally, women are recognised only for reproductive purposes and are encouraged to do only household works other than outside works.

CHAPTER 2
WHAT DOES SEX DISCRIMINATION COVER?
Sex discrimination covers four areas:
1) Direct discrimination
2) Indirect discrimination
3) Harassment
4) Victimisation

1. direct discrimination: This involves
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