sexism is a problem

what is sexism?

-Prejudice or discrimination based on sex; especially : discrimination against women

-Behavior, conditions, or attitudes that foster stereotypes of social roles based on sex

Benevolent sexism

Benevolent sexism is a chivalrous attitude toward women that feels favorable but is actually sexist because it casts women as weak creatures in need of men's protection. Stereotypes that can somehow feel both nice and wrong at the same time, like the belief that women are “delicate flowers” who need to be protected by men. It might sound like a compliment, but it still counts as sexism. so people sometimes don't even know there doing it.

sexism is not only towards women

Most people think or believe that sexism is only towards women or mostly but its really not,sexism is towards both sex's. One third of all fathers in the USA have lost custody of children, most are expected to pay for this. 40-70% of domestic violence is against men however less than 1% of domestic violence shelter spaces are for men. Men are told they are suppose to be strong and there are the things like this that prove it. sexism is with both sex's and it should be changed.

sexism in schools

Female high school students are treated more leniently and are less likely to be punished than their male peers, a 17-year-old Massachusetts senior says in a federal complaint about gender bias at his school. Milton school officials disputed claims that girls are treated more leniently than boys but said they would revisit the issue and reinstitute a mentoring program for lagging students.Studies show that boys receive most of the "D" and "F" grades, create 80 percent of classroom discipline problems, account for 80 percent of high school dropouts and make up less than 44 percent of the college population.
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