Gender inequalities: they are born in the family, education mitigates them
Research Institute on Population and Social Policy of the National Research Council (Cnr-Irpps) conducted two studies in primary schools in Rome e in upper secondary schools in Italy showing the presence of a pronounced adherence to stereotyped roles in boys and girls and the attenuation of these conditioning in the transition to adolescence.
The data indicate such gaps and stereotypes reproduce still strongly in the family environmentand the important role of the school in countering them.
Three graphs are presented below to view the results.
- Figure 1. Level of adherence to male and female stereotyped roles
(answers for children and adolescents):
- Figure 2. Men are more likely to:
- Figure 3. Women are more likely to: