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sexism

  1. any attitudes and actions which overtly or covertly discriminate against women or men on the grounds of their sex or GENDER – see SEX DISCRIMINATION.
  2. any devaluation or denigration of women or men, but particularly women, which is embodied in institutions and social relationships, e.g. the sexist use of language, such as the male personal pronoun, ‘he’, to refer to men and women. See also PATRIARCHY.
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For women, the most common issues were sexist comments (20 per cent compared with two per cent of men), looks or leers (16 per cent compared with three per cent) and unwanted physical contact (nine per cent versus one per cent).
Gareth Routledge said: "I wouldn't call it sexist but definitely inappropriate and not very professional for a Mayor.
In 2011 Sky Sports became the centre of a sexism row after Richard Keys and fellow football pundit Andy Gray were caught making sexist off-air comments about assistant referee Sian Massey.
If we assume or agree that he is racist and sexist, it would be intellectually honest to also point out that millions of white, possibly mostly males Americans, share the same shameful passion for race and gender supremacy as him and this is the piece of data that should alarm the anti-Trump campaigners.
The majority of Dubai residents believe that emojis are sexist, according to the online report, 'Female emojis are sexist, says study', published in gulfnews.
Watana called the remarks sexist and asked the military to stop following her.
And more than half of you polled said you thought the posters were sexist with a total of 60per cent saying so.
This is not the first time Arync has been criticized and accused of being sexist.
Furthermore, language can be used with sexist purposes and it has been used for this purpose in the past in every language.
The men, aged 18 to 22, filled in a survey designed to detect sexist attitudes.
AN eBay ad for car steering wheels showing a woman in her undies has been banned as sexist and offensive.
Melbourne, June 17 ( ANI ): Hillary Clinton, the former US Secretary of State, has revealed that she can't bear any sexist remarks or misogyny, referring to Julia Gillard's recent speech.