Colours have no gender

References: Karniol, R. (2011). The color of children’s gender stereotypes. Sex roles, 65(1), 119-132. Pomerleau, A., Bolduc, D., Malcuit, G., & Cossette, L. (1990). Pink or blue: Environmental gender [...]

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Boys mainly harass physically attractive girls

REFERENCES: Herrera, A., Herrera, M. C., and Expósito, F. (2016). Is the beautiful always so good? Influence of physical attractiveness on the social perception of sexual harassment / ¿Es [...]

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Does labelling a sexist action as violence against women undermines the fight against violence against women?

Violence against women is defined by the United Nations in the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women. (A/RES/48/104) as: “Article 2.- Violence against women shall be understood [...]

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Obsession with a man is submission to coercive discourse

Reference: Racionero-Plaza, S., Duque, E., Padrós, M., & Roldán, S. M. (2021). “Your Friends Do Matter”: Peer Group Talk in Adolescence and Gender Violence Victimization. Children, 8(2), 65.  Bélanger, J. J., [...]

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Gender equality is a Western creation that has permeated other cultures

Amartya Sen, Nobel Economy prize laureate and now “Princesa de Asturias” laureate in Social Sciences, argues in his book “The Argumentative Indian” that such statement emerges from Western ethnocentrism. [...]

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Does virtual reality help prevent harassment or achieving gender equality?

Virtual reality is booming and is being used more and more. Some studies show some benefits, but which ones help prevent harassment or achieving gender equality? Thank you very [...]

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