Discrimination Against Women in The Workplace


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Discrimination against women in the workplace used to be much more prevalent, but today many think the problem doesn’t exist. Is this true or is it as bad or even worse than it has ever been?


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  • discrimination (noun)
  • discriminate (verb)
  • gender (noun)
  • harassment (noun)
  • unfairly (adverb)
  • treatment (noun)

The Question

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Are women still discriminated against in business?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Discrimination Against Women in The Workplace
  • Have you ever witnessed gender discrimination in the workplace?
  • Do you think it is a problem nowadays?
  • What measures can companies take to ensure gender discrimination doesn’t happen?
  • What type of gender discrimination is typical for a woman to experience?

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