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Stereotypes as a source of gender inequality

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The roles of women and men in society are often dependent on gender. The rules of social life are shaped culture, religion, or stereotypes. Clearly noticed the impact of stereotypes on the perception of women and men in society. Schematic perception of men and women is accompanied by mankind ever since. Unfortunately, they have a significant negative impact on the perception of women in society and in the workplace. Women are perceived as being weak, fragile, who can not make important and sometimes risky decisions. Such perception of women means that they have limited access to managerial positions.
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  • Faculty of Economics and Management, Nicolaus Copernicus University, 13a Gagarina Str., 87-100 Toruń, Poland
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