Definitions for "Sexism"
The belief that one sex is naturally superior to another; a set of practices designed to ensure that privileges are unequally distributed between the two sexes.
Treating people differently because of their gender.
Similar to the dynamics of racism. Males are believed to be superior to females and when this belief is put into action it leads to females being treated as objects, the last to be hired, first to be fired, being paid less for equal work.
A social system in which people of one sex hold and exert power over people of another sex.
is the systematic economic, sexual, educational, physical, and other oppression of women as a group; the exploitation and social domination of members of one sex by another.