Five Hidden Gender Biases

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Gender discrimination adversely impacts women.

It may be so ingrained that those engaging in it are not aware of what’s influencing their decisions.

Here are five biases that may be lurking in your subconscious and influencing the way you assess men and women.

  1. There’s already gender parity

A survey done in 2017 by the Pew Research Center found that 57% of women believed the country hasn’t done enough to give women equality with men, compared to only 42% of men.

If we can’t agree on the existence of a problem, we’re unlikely to make progress towards solving it.