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gender apartheid

Title English: 
gender apartheid
Definition English: 
The term gender apartheid (also called sexual apartheid[a] or sex apartheid) refers to the economic and social sexual discrimination against individuals because of their gender or sex. It is a system enforced by using either physical or legal practices to relegate individuals to subordinate positions. Feminist psychologist Phyllis Chesler defines the phenomenon as "practices which condemn girls and women to a separate and subordinate sub-existence and which turn boys and men into the permanent guardians of their female relatives' chastity. Instances of gender apartheid lead not only to the social and economic disempowerment of individuals, but can also result in severe physical harm.
Title Arabic: 
الفصل العنصري بين الجنسين
Title French: 
discrimination raciale entre sexes
Gender Discrimination
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