Gender Inequality

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GCE Sociology (SY4 GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT) Mind Map on Gender Inequality, created by Clairesxo on 12/17/2013.
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Gender Inequality
1 Defintion
1.1 Unequal treatment/perceptions
1.2 Based on individuals' gender
1.3 Arises from different socially constructed roles
2 Developing World
2.1 Education
2.1.1 Recognized as gateway to security and opportunitites
2.1.1.1 Statistics tell different story
2.1.1.1.1 90 mil. girls have no education
2.1.1.1.1.1 2/3 of 867 illiterate are women
2.1.1.1.1.1.1 Almost 1 in 5 girls don't complete primary education
2.1.2 USAID - ICT removed from women due to low levels
2.1.2.1 Without ICT (& Significance) women marginalized
2.1.2.1.1 Lack of ed. isn't related to lack of places in schools
2.1.2.1.1.1 Arise from expectations & attitudes of families
2.1.2.1.1.1.1 Economic costs/traditions/cultural beliefs limit educational opportunities
3 Developed World
3.1 Employment
3.1.1 Women's opportunities differ massively to men
3.1.1.1 Frequently treated unequally - sexual harrassments and/ wage discrimination
3.1.1.1.1 May occur through hiring process - men hired over women with equal skills
3.1.1.1.1.1 Work Foundation - 1 in 100 women worked in skilled trades (2011) compared to 1 in 5 men
3.1.1.1.1.1.1 E.g. of Gendered Division - Teaching Industry
3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1 Despite less men in teaching, they occupy higher status roles
3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1 Reinforced by gendered stereotypes for child care - leads to men prioritising careers early
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