Gender Roles…?
0 Definition of gender roles
0 Gender roles with relation to jobs – how does gender

stereotyping affect th...
Game Reveal
http://www.youtube.com/wa
tch?v=QS2UsjBufqE
Role in the Workplace
0 Stereotyping the office is multifaceted.
• Pay differences
• Glass Ceiling
• Image
Last year's tax returns may already be
signed, sealed and delivered, but April
20, 2010 is the day the average American
wo...
Pay Differences
Statistics show that women receive a lower pay for
the same job description, when compared to men.

0 Excu...
Pay Differences
0 Average woman makes 78 cents to every dollar

earned by a male.
0 Women work two-thirds of the world’s w...
Glass Ceiling
0 Limit placed on the ascension of women “up the

corporate ladder”

0 Prevents women from achieving high st...
While women make up 50%
of the work force, only…
0 12 Fortune 500 companies have women CEOs
0 25 Fortune 1000 companies ha...
Women’s Image in the
Workplace – A balancing Act
0 Types of dress
• Avoiding the focus on wardrobe – is this realistic?
0 ...
0 VIDEO OF “SEXISM SELLS – BUT WE’RE NOT BUYING

IT”
Previous solutions… Have
they worked?
Sexism 101
Sexism 101
Sexism 101
Sexism 101
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  • Sexism is defined as basically the general oppression of the female gender – affecting all aspects of their lives.Sexism pertains solely to the oppression of women, and patriarchy justifies male dominance over women by promoting male supremacy
  • There are numerous examples of sexism and gender stereotyping against women in the office and workplace. Lower pay, less advantages to rise to a higher positionGLASS CEILING – less opportunities for women to rise above due to time in the officeMen – innappropriate conduct, sexual harassment (unreported oftentimes due to women’s low status… bottom of the feeding chain)Judged based on appearance: SHOW CLIP – presidential races and wardrobe – if wear suits, manly, if wear less modest apparel, considered a slut
  • Read more: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1983185,00.html#ixzz1JAiOFEXP
  • http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1983185,00.html
  • http://www.womensmedia.com/new/Lips-Hilary-gender-wage-gap.shtmlhttp://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate-uk/2010/02/08/glass-ceiling-remains-unshatterable-by-all-but-a-few/
  • http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-glass-ceiling.htm
  • Sexism 101

    1. 1. Gender Roles…? 0 Definition of gender roles 0 Gender roles with relation to jobs – how does gender stereotyping affect the jobs either sex can obtain?
    2. 2. Game Reveal
    3. 3. http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=QS2UsjBufqE
    4. 4. Role in the Workplace 0 Stereotyping the office is multifaceted. • Pay differences • Glass Ceiling • Image
    5. 5. Last year's tax returns may already be signed, sealed and delivered, but April 20, 2010 is the day the average American woman will finally finish earning her 2009 salary — at least, the one she would have received if she were a man. -TIME Magazine
    6. 6. Pay Differences Statistics show that women receive a lower pay for the same job description, when compared to men. 0 Excuses: • Work less hours • Not the same level of education • Have to take care of children • Different jobs
    7. 7. Pay Differences 0 Average woman makes 78 cents to every dollar earned by a male. 0 Women work two-thirds of the world’s working hours but earn only one-tenth of the world’s income 0 Hours worked per week versus percentage of male coworkers pay: • 41 to 44 hours per week - 84.6% • >60 hours per week - 78.3%
    8. 8. Glass Ceiling 0 Limit placed on the ascension of women “up the corporate ladder” 0 Prevents women from achieving high status job positions
    9. 9. While women make up 50% of the work force, only… 0 12 Fortune 500 companies have women CEOs 0 25 Fortune 1000 companies have womenCEOs 0 In 2009, 15.7% of corporate officers in Fortune 500 companies were women! • Down from 16.4% in 2006
    10. 10. Women’s Image in the Workplace – A balancing Act 0 Types of dress • Avoiding the focus on wardrobe – is this realistic? 0 Personality 0 Having a family • Motherhood – possible interference?
    11. 11. 0 VIDEO OF “SEXISM SELLS – BUT WE’RE NOT BUYING IT”
    12. 12. Previous solutions… Have they worked?

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