Inequalities relating to gender

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1. What is the % of girls getting A*-C in their GCSEs compared to boys?

  • 87% for girls and 51% for boys
  • 92% for girls and 85% for boys
  • 73% for girls and 64% for boys
  • 48% for girls and 65% for boys
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2. What is more likely to happen for boys?

  • Getting 10 A*-C GCSE grades
  • Truanting or being excluded
  • Being ignored in the classroom
  • Being better at English than maths

3. What do women have poorer morbidity in?

  • Lung cancer
  • Suicide
  • Mental health
  • Heart disease

4. What legislation benefited women in 1970?

  • Zero Tolerance Act
  • Equal Pay Act
  • No Discrimination Act
  • Maternity Leave

5. What is the glass ceiling?

  • Women are at the bottom of the hierarchy
  • Women are stuck in domestic jobs
  • Women can reach a certain position but can't break through to top jobs
  • Only a few women can achieve managerial positions


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