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Sexism by Mind Map: Sexism

1. Media

1.1. Women having to be perfect

1.2. Women being scrutinised by society constantly

1.3. Women being labelled

1.4. Girls must tear each other down to be excepted

1.5. Gendered clothing

1.6. Gendered toys

1.7. Television and other forms of media embedding gender roles into women

1.8. Women are over-sexualised in media/ portrayed as products to sell.

1.8.1. It is problematic when nearly all images of women depict them not simply as 'sexy women' but as passive objects for someone else's sexual pleasure. "Sexualised portrayals of women have been found to legitimize or exacerbate violence against women and girls, as well as sexual harassment and anti-women attitudes among men and boys," Hatton says. "Such images also have been shown to increase rates of body dissatisfaction and/or eating disorders among men and women

1.9. Women are viewed as second class citizens, talked about like an object (life of a woman).

1.9.1. 2012, New Delhi Gang Rape

1.9.2. Developed: 1 in 3 women in USA are likely to have been sexually harassed in their lifetime. (George Mason University Worldwide Sexual Assault Statistics 2005) "Even if life begins in that horrible situation that is rape, that is something that God intended to happen" - Richard Mourdock. "If it is legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down." - Todd Akin. This is nothing but complete and utter B*LLSH*T!!

1.10. Women must be proper

1.11. Women must not sleep around

1.12. Women must dress appropriately

1.13. Women must not swear

1.14. Emma Watson called out for men to become feminists in her 2014 UN speech campaigning for HeForShe. Media Backlash: Misogynistic users continue to threaten Emma Watson about this speech, users have even labelled feminism as "growing cancer."

2. Justice System

2.1. Victim blaming

2.2. Stereotypes

2.3. Assumptions

2.4. Lack of care for women

2.5. Making women financially dependant

2.6. In politics, women continue to be under-represented

2.6.1. Self perceptions - men remain almost 60 percent more likely than women to assess themselves as “very qualified” to run for office. Women in the sample are more than twice as likely as men to rate themselves as “not at all qualified. This statistic does not show that women are unqualified, but instead that society builds men to have confidence and high levels of self respect, while women petty in comparison. Society teaches women that they are never good enough, which is clearly shown in statistics such as this.

3. Descrimination

3.1. Stereotypes

3.2. Harassment

3.3. Gender roles

3.4. Gendered standards

3.5. Pink Tax

3.6. Discrimination at work

3.6.1. Men are higher rated

3.6.2. Men get more promotions

3.6.3. Men are taken more seriously

3.6.4. Men are payed more

3.6.4.1. Based on a survey by Times, women, even in the 21st century, still only make 77 cents to a man's dollar.

3.6.4.2. Even in female dominated job areas, women still earn less (83.4%) than men according to the Census Bureau 2007.

3.6.5. Violence

3.6.6. 'Compliments'

3.6.7. Harassment

3.7. Taliban's rule in Pakistan where girls were banned from attending school

3.8. Women are viewed as second class citizens.

4. Violence

4.1. Rape

4.2. 'Compliments'

4.3. Lack of care for consent

4.4. Idea that women must be submissive

4.5. Discrimination

4.6. Financial dependence

4.7. Harassment in the workplace

4.8. Pressure to do everything

4.9. Human Trafficking

4.10. Emotional Violence

4.11. Manipulation

5. Feminists

5.1. Stereotypes

5.2. Must be females

5.3. Man Hating

5.4. It is really bad to be associated with feminism

5.5. Sexism doesn't exist anymore