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Example cases of unequal women treatment in the workplace?

Hey I'm supposed to share with the class on unequal treatment of women in the workplace with the class today, I've been able to come up on how they are mistreated but thinking some examples or cases might spice it up. Anyone have good example/cases? Can involve anything from just given lower pay to actually being fired/ hard discriminated Hey, no I do not believe discrimination is limited to women, however that is the topic i'm supposed to discuss. I have examples of workers in India and China (not so much lately but very recently approx 5 years ago) being given unfair treatment, due to education, geography, economic and religious factors. Belief that women are nurturers Obviously (as a Canadian citizen and Ontario resident) discrimination towards women is a rare concept for me, however it is not to those in less developed and developing countries. Read cases in Siberia as well but couldn't find a reliable source, thus reluctant to use. Was hoping someone may have a reliable source which I can cite, and not personal experiences. No matter how funny they are ^^

Asked By: <KING> - 5/17/2011
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In the US, we have lots of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, race and sex discrimination cases, that our enforcement agency, the EEOC, has worked on, as recently as 2009, the last reporting period. Here's a couple of cases: http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/litigation/reports/09annrpt.cfm#2c8... More
Answered By: edith clarke - 5/19/2011
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Men want sex. Women want better job. Women sometimes get better job because man boss hope for sex. I don't think they'll like that one though,
Answered By: Juan Lopez - 5/17/2011
 
As a man, I work in a man rich environment where women are relegated to non mangement positions; ie 'kept' as admin assistants. However i see the intelligence behind this as I was trying to get away from the blustering puffery of these self titled alpha males by moving to an admin position. As THE alpha male in the... More
Answered By: Alex - 5/17/2011
 
Women get paid less, promoted less, never get the top jobs (the glass ceiling effect), get harassed constantly.. Look at the past 60 years.
Answered By: Feminist Pride - 5/17/2011
 
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