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International Journal of Psychology Sciences

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

Effect of gender discrimination on resilience and motivation of women

Author(s):

Ahana Ghowrui and Dr. Papiya Mukherjee

Abstract:

Gender discrimination is when someone is being treated unfairly according to their gender. Gender inequality is common in our society, educational set up but it is more likely to seen in organizational setup. Studies have been highlighted that women are less likely to be hired in organizational set-up and less likely to be treated sympathetically. It is influenced by cultural norms, region, religion and tradition. Family plays vital role in gender discrimination. According to family, women are for households only. The wages also differ based on their gender. The impact of gender discrimination is now the point of concern. Gender discrimination may affect the mood of employees, specially it may lead to depressive symptoms in female employees. Resilience, motivation also get effected by gender discrimination. The most relevant points which are found by the studies are: a) How gender discrimination is influenced, b) How the gender discrimination affect every sphere of life of female individuals, c) How gender discrimination effects on employees’ wage, hiring of female employees in organizational set-up, d) Women as victims of gender discrimination in family and e) How gender discrimination effects on individuals’ affect, resilience and motivation. Hence, this article is a comprehensive study with accumulated research works which has already been done on this specific topic.

Pages: 27-30  |  149 Views  67 Downloads


International Journal of Psychology Sciences
How to cite this article:
Ahana Ghowrui and Dr. Papiya Mukherjee. Effect of gender discrimination on resilience and motivation of women. Int. J. Psychol. Sci. 2024;6(1):27-30. DOI: 10.33545/26648377.2024.v6.i1a.39