Sexist masculine norms result in negative mental health outcomes

Conformity to sexist masculine norms of power over women and sexual promiscuity along with self reliance are the highest contributors to negative mental health outcomes. The study by WONG, HO, WANG, AND MILLER used meta-analysis of 19453 participants also found that conformity to masculine norms resulted in less likelihood of seeking mental health help and […]

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February 15, 2018

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Gender Equality improves Cognitive abilities in women

A study of the cognitive test result of people aged from 50 to 93 across multiple countries showed that women in countries with more gender equality had improved cognitive ability compared to men and that when gender equality improved over time there is also an improvement in women’s cognitive ability over time. Over all results […]

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Time's Up: Hollywood women launch campaign to fight sexual harassment.

With the support of over 300 Hollywood actors, writers, directors, producers, entertainment executives and agents the “Time’s Up” also includes a $13m defence fund to enable less privileged professional women to protect themselves from sexual misconduct and the fall out from reporting. Time’s Up started in Los Angles with meetings of female talent agents after […]

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Broadcaster France3TV Froced to remove sexist anti sexism ad.

The add contain images of a smoking oven, a messy kids room, an iron catching fire on clothes, a toilet seat up, a dog staring and whimpering at a handbag and finishes on a shoe rack of high heels with one pair missing. This was an attempt to promote gender equality and claims most of […]

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December 25, 2017

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Australia’s biggest employers unite to tackle workplace sexism.

“Most people don’t want to be accused, let alone be guilty, of sexist behavior while some often dismiss the subject as political correctness gone mad. Yet we see it play out every single day in the media, in politics, in our workplaces and in the community.” Six thousand employees across different workplaces took part in […]

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December 22, 2017

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Stockholm moves to ban sexist/racist adds.

“The city has a responsibility towards its citizens, to ensure that advertising they are exposed to is not offensive or upsetting in any way,” mayor Helldén said, a committee would ensure advertisements did not depict women or men as “mere sex objects”, in a “stereotypical gender role” which is degrading, or in other ways which […]

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December 17, 2017

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Sexism Discrimination dictionary definition.

Sexism or gender discrimination is prejudice or discrimination based on a person’s sex or gender. Sexism can affect either gender, but it is particularly documented as affecting women and girls. It has been linked to stereotypes and gender roles, and may include the belief that one sex or gender is intrinsically superior Hostile sexism, Which involves […]

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December 16, 2017

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