SEXISM AT WORK IS WORSE THAN WE THINK

Even in 2018, prejudice towards women in powerful roles is widespread – but new research claims the problem is worse than statistics might indicate.

While there have been numerous surveys conducted on the topic, a team of German professors claim these may not accurately represent the scale of the problem because people don’t give honest answers unless they’re guaranteed complete confidentiality.

Gender stereotypes can have adverse effects on a woman’s progression in the workplace, and the study found that both sexes consider women less qualified for leadership positions than men.

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