And it sends a message that women are powerless victims of society when clearly that is not the case. The norm of blue is for boys and pink is for girls is cultural and has not always historically been around.
In the s, American women made just 60 percent on average as their male colleagues. This turns the alleged digital gender divide into an opportunity: given women's affinity for ICT, and given that digital technologies are tools that can improve living conditions, ICT represents a concrete and tangible opportunity to tackle longstanding challenges of gender inequalities in developing countries, including access to employment, income, education and health services.
Find out who is responsible and write to them to let them know your thoughts. We cannot say that we have gender equality until this prejudice is overcome and we have eliminated the irrational bias that people have against somebody just because they are female.
This is the result of a variety of factors. She helped create the Girls Get Equal campaign. Even children show this gender bias. Denying people the freedom to choose their path in life because of their gender prevents them from fulfilling their full potential.
However, this study was a self-reporting study, where men evaluate themselves on their own perceived capabilities. Or, that only men can be firefighters because they need the upper body weight to carry the heavy gear.