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Sexism in politics
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Sexism in politics

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  • 1. Sexism in Politics<br />
  • 2. Gender and Politics<br />Women make up half of the world’s population<br />Hold just 19% of seats in the world’s 187 parliaments<br /><ul><li>The current situation in the U.S.
  • 3. Women underrepresented in political decision making</li></ul>In the House, there are currently 360 men and 75 women. In the Senate, there are 17 women and 83 men. <br />Women face same double standard in politics as they do in educational institutions, social settings, and workplace<br />
  • 4. <ul><li>Why don’t women dominate politics?
  • 5. About 8 million more women than men are of voting age
  • 6. Women who vote outnumber men who vote by 9 million
  • 7. A good answer appears to be socialization</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Dominance is masculine; politics is a form of dominance; therefore, politics is masculine.
  • 8. Perception imposes severe restraints on women’s recruitment, participation, and performance in politics.
  • 9. The power of sex roles
  • 10. Women are underrepresented in law and business, the careers of politicians.
  • 11. Irregular hours to run for elective office incompatible with home life responsibilities
  • 12. Women are also less likely to have a supportive spouse.
  • 13. Men have been reluctant to bring women into decision-making roles or to regard them as viable candidates.</li></li></ul><li>
  • 14. Image Bank<br />
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