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... is gender-based prejudice or discrimination. As with other forms of prejudice and discrimination, it functions to maintain status and power differences between groups in society. One manifestation of sexism involves prejudice and discrimination against girls and women who seek to achieve in prestigious fields traditionally associated with males. Another manifestation of sexism, however, occurs when pressures are placed on boys and men to conform to traditional conceptions of masculinity.
(Science Direct,, 8.5.20)

The following links give an overview of the topic sexism.

Sexism, Council or Euorpe

Experiences of sexism at the UoC

The #unboxingdiscrimination campaign collects and shares experiences and observations of sexism at the UoC. If you too would like to share something, please click here.

Sexualized discrimination at the UoC

On the website of the Central Equal Opportunities Officer of the UoC you will find further information on the subject of sexualized discrimination and violence, as well as the campaign "Klare Worte: Gegen sexualisierte Diskriminierung" ("Clear words: Against sexualized discrimination".)









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