Inequalities relating to gender

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1. What is the glass ceiling?

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

  • Men in top CEO positions
  • Both gender's time usage in terms of work and leisure time
  • Women's jobs
  • How both genders spent their free time

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

  • 48% for girls and 65% for boys
  • 87% for girls and 51% for boys
  • 73% for girls and 64% for boys
  • 92% for girls and 85% for boys

4. What did Seager find?

  • Men had very little leisure time
  • Women spent more time on domestic work and had less leisure time than men
  • Women were often in full-time employment and worked long hours
  • Men were often in part-time employment and had lots of free time

5. Which figure is correct for women in politics?

  • Women are outnumbered 5 to 1 in the cabinet
  • Women outnumber men 4 to 1 in the cabinet
  • 23% of MPs are female
  • 280 out of 646 MPs are female

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