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gender bias

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgender biasˈgender ˌbias noun [countable, uncountable]  when men and women are treated differently, in a way that is unfair
Examples from the Corpus
gender biasIs this clear evidence of gender bias in the manual?Psychological theories support two main forms of gender bias.Their attempts to provide more objective methods do not challenge the gender bias involved in psychological notions of objectivity.Woman-centred psychologists also criticize the gender bias of traditional psychological method.
From Longman Business Dictionarygender biasˈgender ˌbias noun (plural gender biases) [countable, uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES when men and women are treated differently in a way that is unfairWomen have the right to sue in cases of gender bias and harassment.Women have advanced into the higher ranks of the legal profession, but unfair gender-biases persist.gender-biased adjectiveThe tests are gender-biased because the questions do not draw on female areas of knowledge.
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