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Nine out of 10 people found to be biased against women

Sarah Best

12th March 2020

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has found that from its research into 100 countries that 9/10 people are biased against women.

One example from the report is that almost a third of men and women believe that it is acceptable for a man to beat a woman, whilst another finding is that almost half of the of people feel that men are better suited to leadership positions in politics.

This article could be used for the Theory and Methods unit (feminism) and another link here (from the UNDP).

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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