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Gender stereotypes

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Transcript of Gender stereotypes

Gender Stereotypes
Film Industry
Careers
23rd
Education
Toys
Media
"The public image of being male or female that a person presents to others"
-Dictionary.com
The
United States
is ranked
23rd
for
gender equality

“men can’t cook”
or
“women can’t drive”

“Girl’s Toys” V.S "Boys Toys"

Encourage

Beauty
Nurturing
Domestic Skills

Encourage
Aggression
Power
Intelligence
Persistence
Construction
Problem Solving Skills

Influence which subjects a child decides to take in school
Boys
~ more likely to take advanced classes in physics, or engineering
Girls
~more likely to take literature or psychology

Males
Engineering
Mathematics
Computer Science
Females
Nurses
Primary School Teachers
Secretaries
women still only make
77 cents

for every

$1
a man makes

Women are the primary providers in
40%

of american households with children under 18

23%

of senior managers are women
Men
huge muscular warriors


Women
sexy, defenseless love interests

Serious Consequences
29%
13%
Females are generally
younger

than Males in films
Women
~27% being in their
20s
and 28% in their
30s

Men
~27% in there
30’s
and 31% in their

40s.

Not Always This Way!
Ancient Greece

Manly Things:
Crying
High heels
Knitting
Sewing
Cheerleading
Long Hair

Pink
and
Blue
Not established until the early 20th century

Original
blue
was for
girls
and
pink
was for
boys

Eating Disorders
Depression
Self Harm
Body Modifications
Suicide
Women are three times more likely to feel negative about their bodies.


Ads for men
Ads for women
Thank you!
CitATIONS!
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