Monthly Archives: June 2010

20 Reasons Why We Still Need The “F” Word

In our privileged world “Feminism” has become a dirty word. For most western young women, to be called a Feminist is an insult. My son and his girlfriends associate Feminism with anti-men and women who wear unattractive clothes. To them the “F” word is, at best, dated and no longer relevant. If we could perhaps […]
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Gender Stereotypes- Not Just A Woman’s Issue

Not enough women in senior leadership roles is often blamed on gender stereotyping. Gender stereotypes are widely shared views on what is considered appropriate and effective behavior for men and women. To “fit in” and be socially accepted, men are told explicitly and implicitly to be: Primary breadwinners Emotionally and physically tough Competitive Decisive Assertive […]
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