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  • Sexism Video Clips

    15 November 2011

    A short video which touches base on the History of Sexism in the workplace. Newsweek's Jessica Bennett and Lynn Povich, who sued Newsweek in 1970, discuss the landmark case which changed sexism in the workplace A clip from Steve Carrell's comedy series...

  • Sexism: What is it?

    10 November 2011

    Sexism is an act of discrimination which devalues a persons abilties based on their sex, such as restricted job opportunities. Such discrimination is most often directed towards women. Sexism often places impingements upon a persons ability to get hired,...

  • Sexism: Wage Differentials

    14 November 2011

    Throughout society, a gender earnings gap still remains which can largely explained by the differences of male and female rank and area of work. Looking at salary earnings in Canadian Universities, it is shown that male salaries have been gradually declining...

  • Neosexism: Modern Sexism

    15 November 2011

    In recent years, there has been an increase in neosexist ideas within society. Neosexism can be defined as continuing discrimination towards women on the basis of women’s competence compared to men rather than direct discrimination based on their gender....

  • History of Sexism in the Workplace

    15 November 2011

    Sexism in the workplace has been around for as long as women have been in the work force. The two main inequalities are “occupational segregation and wage disparity”(Gazso, 2004). Occupational segregation is how men and women are separated into certain...

  • Sexism: Statistics and Facts

    15 November 2011

    - Womens incomes are 61% of mens, according to Statistics Canada Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID), SLID is an in-depth monthly survey of the Canadian population while the census data used is derived from 20% of the population. - In 2 decades,...