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“Surveys of couples with children show that women do most of the shopping, laundry, cooking and cleaning, and are more often responsible for arranging for child care. According to a 1997 Washington Post poll, 38% of married women are dissatisfied with the amount of housework their spouses do” (Issues and Controversies, 2003). There has been a high number of cases where women have been held back and have been faced with issues and discrimination at the work place. The paper will bring out these points and issues and facilitates a detailed discussion of the impact sexism can have on the growth and progress of women.
Over the years, there have been a number of different roles that have been followed by men and women and have been considered to be the pre historic roles of the people. However, when such assumptions are made and the roles for people are limited to a few tasks, then the result often leads to sexism.
This paper aims at discussing the effects of sexism on women in two main areas, i.e. entering into a workplace and progress within the workplace. The main aim of the research is to get a better idea on how women are affected due to the existence of sexism at workplace.
The society has set down a various number of rules and roles that is expected to be for women. Women are faced with issues in getting jobs at the workplaces as there are a number of restrictions and reservations on the end of the employers. Employers prefer not to spend on the female employees for training and other purposes as there are very high chances of the women to leave the job so they can take care of their families (About Equal Oppurtunities, 2010). As seen in the survey, the youth and younger generation today, unlike the previous generations do not consider men’s work to be more important than that of women and there is a constant need for more equality and better understanding among the people. Over the years,
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