What Is Gender Discrimination In Canada?

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Although efforts and struggles have been tendered, gender discrimination still presents itself in the society, procuring hindrances to the socio-economic development of the country. Gender discrimination as defined by the National Association of Japanese Canadians is the prejudice “based on a person’s gender or sex” which ensues unequal opportunities on education, health, jobs, and politics (National Association of Japanese Canadians). Furthermore, according to the United Nations Development Programme, disparities caused by gender bias yet instill a huge barricade to the socio-economic development of the society. Women, including those in their youth, still experience “gender-specific discrimation & disadvantage”. Studies from the International
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