Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (Print ISSN: 1098-8394; Online ISSN: 1528-2651)

Abstract

Gender-Based Discrimination Faced by Females at Workplace: A Perceptual Study of Working Females

Author(s): Mansi Tiwari, Dr. Garima Mathur, Dr. Suvijna Awasthi

The presence of discriminatory problems has remained same especially when it comes to working females. This study aims to study about the different factors contributing to discriminatory problems which females are facing. Many studies have been conducted for understanding the discriminatory issues related to females at different sectors but this study evaluated the underlying factors which contribute more in discriminatory problems faced by working females when it comes to promotion, work allocation etc. This study includes the working females from Gwalior city. The measures for this were used as Factor analysis, Cronbach’s Alpha. The results show that on actual ground discrimination is still exists in the workplace for females & major contributing factors are gender-based stereotype & prejudices, gender orientation, workload participation & work & family.