Social Justice Ch 9

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Sexism

discrimination (unfair treatment) based on sex (or gender)

Chastity

the virtue of living in accordance to one's station in life

Sex

one's biological or physical nature, being Female or Male

Gender

society's expectations of Feminine or Masculine behavior

Patriarchy

rule by (fathers) men

Matriarchy

rule by (mothers) women

Marriage

the permanent Loving union of a man and woman open to the procreation of new life

Divorce

a legal decree that valid marriage is dissolved or ended.

Annulment

a decree (from society or the Church) that a marriage was never validly entered into

Feminization of Poverty

the increasing number of women, and children dependent on them, ending up in poverty

Glass Ceiling

attitudes or practices that make it harder for women to advance in the workplace

Relationship Violence

physical or psychological abuse in close relationships

Domestic Violence

physical or psychological abuse in family settings

Homosexual

a firmly established attraction towards members of the same sex

Heterosexual

a firmly established attraction towards members of the opposite sex

Homophobia

fear of homosexuals OR of being homosexual

Contraception

any intentional attempt to prevent conception from occurring as a result of sexual intercourse

Sexual Harassment

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that implicitly or explicitly affects the victim's performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.

Sexting

the sending or receiving of sexually explicit messages, photos, or comments using electronic devices

Natural Family Planning

using knowledge of the woman's fertility cycle seeking to limit and space the number of children a couple has

Birth Control

seeking to limit and space the number of children a couple has

Anorexia nervosa

self-starvation

Bulimia nervosa

binging and purging

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