Gender Roles

Why women ‘opt out’ of the workforce

Yahoo India: Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new research from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University have explained why many Americans fail to see persistent gender barriers between man and women at work front. The research demonstrates that the common American assumption that behaviour is a product of More

Mistakes are more tolerated if you’re the right gender for the job

Financial Post: In these modern times, people can have jobs that weren’t traditionally associated with their genders. Men are nurses; women are chief executives. A new study examines perceptions of people in high-powered jobs and finds that they’re likely to be judged more harshly for mistakes if they’re in a More

Queen bee syndrome: Women are warned to steer clear of female bosses if they want to rise through the ranks

Daily Mail: Powerful businesswomen block the rise of other women in the company due to sexism in the workplace, a new study shows. Psychologists have studied so-called ‘queen bee’ behaviour where top women distance themselves from other women and refuse to help them rise through the ranks. They concluded that More