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A Joosr Guide to... Feminist Fight Club by Jessica Bennett: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace

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A Joosr Guide to... Feminist Fight Club by Jessica Bennett: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace

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26 pagine
15 minuti
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Nov 14, 2016
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9781785675201
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In today's society, women in the workplace still face being undermined, interrupted, and generally overlooked on a daily basis. A newer, subtler kind of sexism exists-one that's just as harmful as its more blatant manifestations. But luckily, there's a way to fight back.

Feminist Fight Club has all the tools and tactics you need to overcome these challenges in the workplace. Identify the common sexist scenarios that women face at work and learn how best to respond to these, putting a stop to such behavior. By joining the Feminist Fight Club, you can increase your confidence and get your voice heard-and then empower other women to do the same.

You will learn:

· Why you should be taking up more space

· Ways to use stereotypes to your advantage

· How to deal with internalized sexism.

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Gone are the days in which women were confined to the home, playing the role of mother and housekeeper, their sole purpose being to cook, clean, and bring up the children. Gone, too, are the times when a male business owner might genuinely advertise for a pretty young blonde to fit the role of their secretary—and thank goodness for that!

However, although women are filling job positions in greater numbers than ever before, and across a variety of industries, gender discrimination in the workplace is still prevalent. To demonstrate this point, a recent market analysis carried out in the UK by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) showed that despite women successfully taking on roles that are often perceived as male dominated, the gender pay gap between men and women still ranged between 9.1 percent and 25.9 percent.

Clearly sexism is alive and well – particularly in the business world, where the female community is faced with a new type of bias: a subtle sexism that is no less harmful than some of its previous, more blatant manifestations. Women might not be getting jovially slapped on the backside, or instructed to wear provocative clothes these days, but instead they must witness a man

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