Inequalities relating to gender

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1. What did Seager find?

  • 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 had very little leisure time
  • Men were often in part-time employment and had lots of free time
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2. What is triple shift?

  • Women must do paid work, housework, and emotional work
  • Women have to take on up to 3 part-time jobs to pay for childcare
  • Men switch between 3 different types of masculinity
  • Women have a triple identity

3. Which figure is correct for women in politics?

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

4. What is more likely to happen for boys?

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

5. What do women have poorer morbidity in?

  • Lung cancer
  • Suicide
  • Mental health
  • Heart disease


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