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  1. Gender inequality

    Gender inequality acknowledges that men and women are not equal and that gender affects an individual's lived experience. These differences arise from distinctions in biology, psychology, and cultural norms. Some of these distinctions are empirically grounded while others appear to be socially constructed. Studies show the different lived experience of genders across many domains including education, life expectancy, personality, interests, family life, careers, and political affiliations. Gender inequality is experienced differently across cultures.


  1. Gender inequality

    Gender inequality refers to unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender. It arises from differences in socially constructed gender roles as well as biologically through chromosomes, brain structure, and hormonal differences. Gender systems are often dichotomous and hierarchical; gender binary systems may reflect the inequalities that manifest in numerous dimensions of daily life. Gender inequality stems from distinctions, whether empirically grounded or socially constructed.

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  1. gender inequality

    Women should be honored and men obeyed both equally honor God for life, given to both as life mates.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 8, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gender inequality in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gender inequality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of gender inequality in a Sentence

  1. Naly Pilorge:

    Victim-blaming rhetoric, which the Cambodian government has continued to espouse ... only further entrenches gender inequality and sustains an enabling environment for violence and impunity, without a genuine commitment to gender equality from all levels of government, the [plan] will have little impact on the lives of women in Cambodia.

  2. Jurgita Pe?i?rien?:

    In order to have effective laws and coordinated policies based on evidence, it needs to start at education, our actions must not focus only on prosecution but on the prevention of violence in general against women, the prevention of rape and also combating the root cause of gender inequality.

  3. Natalia Kanem:

    Gender inequality is the most insidious and pervasive impediment to bodily autonomy. It starts from the cradle, gender unequal norms and attitudes lead to power imbalances that restrict women’s decision-making ... (driving) the expectation that women and girls will yield to others in all aspects of their lives.

  4. Valentina Gallo:

    It is surprising that [ gender inequality ] is so strongly associated with mortality. There is something going on that makes girls severely more discriminated than boys in many regions in the world.

  5. Gayle Smith:

    Until we're able to break down the barriers holding girls and women back on a global level, extreme poverty and gender inequality will continue to exist.

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