An investigation of the Impact of Gender Stereotype on Recruitment of
Women in secondary schools was conducted in Nimule and Pageri towns
in Magwi county, southern Sudan.
The variables considered include: forms of gender stereotype in society,
its effects in the society and the attempts to curb it.
The general survey research design was used, methods used in data
collection include: oral interviews, questionnaire, observation and
photograph taking in the societies.
The study revealed that the major forms of Gender Stereotype in Nimule
and Pageri towns were:
Traditional belief 40.00%, cultural setting 25.33%, sex role 13.33% and
Gender discrimination and stereotyping in classrooms 21.33%.
However, the dominant one being the traditional belief accounting for
40.00% of the various forms of stereotyping in Magwi County.
The study further revealed that Gender Stereotype affects the
development by hindering the contribution of women in the country
especially on political, social cultural and economic systems, through
entrenchment of patriarchy, inequality in job opportunities, uneven
access to resource control, high school drop out of girl child, heavy
domestic work load for women who can even do better than the men, low
income for the family because its only men who work in lucrative jobs,
domestic violence and sexual harassment at work places.
The researcher established what has been done to protect the women
and girl child. This includes: women's liberation movement, international
law on the principles of equity between men and women, recruitment
and education strategies.
The study came up with the following recommendations; public
awareness, improving girls education, strengthening gender analysis
and providing assistance to policies and institutions that promote
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, MAYOMJOHN . "The Impact Of Gender Stereotype On Recruitment Of Women In Secondary Schools In Magwi County, Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan" Afribary (2021). Accessed November 27, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-gender-stereotype-on-recruitment-of-women-in-secondary-schools-in-magwi-county-eastern-equatoria-south-sudan