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d mostly make action packed games for the males and only a few computer games are targeting the women community since boys are keener in playing computer games compared to girls. The more emphasize given to the interests of male community is actually steering away girls from computers. Internet and video game operators/manufacturers should focus more on creating games suitable to the needs of the girls also. Online puzzles and interactive activities related to everyday problems may attract more female community towards internet and computers.
It is a fact that both males and females have different tastes as far as their leisure activities are concerned. Boys always like action packed activities because of their muscular dominance whereas girls look for developing their soft skills which are connected to beauty and aesthetic concepts. The article calls the video game manufacturers to make more games suitable for the taste of girls in order to stick the women community in front of the computer. At the same time we must remember that such segregation of male and female are not visible in other areas of our social life. Nowadays women are capable and willing to do any type of jobs which were earlier dominated by the male community. This article is right in claiming that boys and girls have different perceptions about relationships. But, I am not sure whether the same thing is right in the case of technology also. Even for the space exploration cases, in most of the missions, women are involved. If women are capable of undertaking such risky jobs, there is no point in generalizing that women have different perceptions about technology.
This article generalizes so many things with respect to the attitude of males and females towards computers and internet. It is a fact that different individuals have different tastes. There are males who don’t have many interests in action packed computer games. At the same time there are many females who are interested in action
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Gender Development in Children Gender Gender is important because from this stems the person’s ability to act out as an adult in the future. According to the Gender and Child Development (World Health Organization, n.d), “the gender roles that a society assigns to its children will have a determining effect on their future: their access to food and education; their labor force participation; their status in relationships; and their physical and psychological health.” Gender is different from sex; the sex of a child is determined when he is born, while the gender is determined as he grows up.
Most theories of development centre on the early years of development or focus on adults (Eagly, 2004). Through development from childhood to adulthood, gender roles become part of who we are and have a relatively powerful effect on how we behave, think, and act.
There have also been efforts to ensure that the rhetoric of gender roles is in a way modified so that women do not appear like weaker sex. I am going to highlight on women's issues in development projects and some of the emotions it has spurred over the last few years under the summary Women in Development (WID) and Gender and Development (GAD).
This paper will endeavor to attempt to identify the negative impact that various social and economic developments have had on gender inequality in developing countries. Does the Development Process Simply Reinforce Gender Inequality? What is Gender Inequality?