Gender Discrimination In The Workplace

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Gender Discrimination in the Workplace Abstract Gender discrimination still causing severe damage in the workplace and women still the principal victims of such repugnant act. This paper illustrates the different forms of gender discrimination inflicted to women and the most recent discrimination cases in United States. It also includes specific information regarding the different agencies there exist that concentrate in the eradication of gender discrimination. The explanation of the consequences and prevention tactics together with the important role of management in such endeavor are also of great assistance in the proper completion of this document. Gender Discrimination in the Workplace I. Introduction Gender discrimination is explained as the negative treatment inflicted to a person based on that person’s sex. In addition, the mistreatment of a person due to his or her connection with an organization or group that is known to have an affiliation with individuals of a specific sex can also be categorized as gender discrimination (USA, Gov, 2011). Unfortunately gender discrimination is constant making women- one of the protected groups-the usual victims of such terrible actions. Although all women –childless and with children -are commonly in disadvantage in compensation and career advancement; there still exist many other forms of gender discrimination which damages are worst than those produced for the above mentioned stereotypes (Fishel, 2010). Women form the majority of the world’s poorest people and the number of women living in rural poverty has increased by 50% since 1975. Women work two-thirds of the world’s working hours and produce half of the world’s food, yet they earn only 10% of the world’s income and own less than 1% of the world’s property1. Violence against women throughout the world and in all

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