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23 terms

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