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WOMEN IN SENIOR POSITIONS

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  1. WOMEN IN SENIOR POSITIONS Gender imbalance in the Czech Republic

  2. BEFORE YOU WATCH KEY WORDS/PHRASESDo you understand the following words or phrasesthat you will hear in the video? Discuss. gender/ theory rational/ irrational imbalance emotional/ detached social differences to be imbedded self-promotion attach symbols to masculine/ feminine political empowerment

  3. True or false ? WHILE YOU WATCH Are the following statemens TRUE or FALSE? 1. Czech Republic has more university-educated men than university-educated-women. 2. University-educated women probably end up in positions that are not relevant to their education. 3. If we categorize people, the first criterion is our perception of their image. 4. The categories of masculine and feminine have not only different meanings but also different values in Czech society. 5. Gender is a primary constitutive element of social difference. 6. Women are well-represented in the upper levels of the universities. 7. Czech Republic’s Gender Gap Index reports that the number of women in top positions is the best in Europe. 8. If you look at the numbers, the percentage of women to men in top positions is not that different from other fields.

  4. VOCABULARYMATCH THE FOLLOWINGWORDS WITH THEIR DEFINITIONS AFTER YOU WATCH INDEX, DETACHED, MEDIA, SOCIETY, SOCIAL DIFFERENCES, SELF-PROMOTION, GENDER 1) A large group of people that have specific cultural and economic organization 2) Means of spreading information, e.g. newspapers, TV, Internet, digital devices 3) A set of characteristics that are seen to differentiate between male and female 4) The way people think, talk, present themselves among others 5) When somebody does not involve feelings or acts aloof 6) Different positions, roles, advantages in a human society 7) Type ofrecordwhichreferences a subject and itscharacteristics IN WHAT CONTEXT WERE THE ABOVE DEFINED WORDS USED IN THE VIDEO?

  5. SYMBOLS Make a list of characteristics that you give to someone being ‘female’ and to characteristics to someone being ‘male’. Find symbols you attach to each qualities of being feminine and masculine. AFTER YOU WATCH FEMALE MALE Choose 3 symbols that represent yourself now, and select 3 other symbols that you would like to represent yourself in the future (no matter if they are male or female). Write a short paragraph of what these mean to you. Share in your groups.

  6. SOCIAL DIFFERENCES AFTER YOU WATCH Discuss how social differences between men and women are represented in these categories in Czech culture: INCOME, LIFESTYLE, AGE, APPEARANCE, HEALTH, EDUCATION, JOB, ETHNICITIY, RACE, POPULARITY Discuss how do YOU experience the social differences in these areas?

  7. WHAT´S YOUR VIEW? AFTER YOU WATCH WORK IN SMALL GROUPS AND REACT TO THE FOLLOWING: • Masculine has a more important meaning in Western society. • I don´t care if my friends are boys or girls. • Women are more self-confident than men. • Being masculine means you succeed better in business. • Men are better in jobs where you need to stay cool-headed. Women are too emotional to handle the tough stuff. • Women like to be dominated by a man. • Too much isbeing made outofnothing. Men and women are separate and unequal. • Whenwomenstayhome to raisechildren, they hurt theircareers.

  8. EXERCISE 5 Use the following words and give new meanings and symbols to them for both men and women: SUCCESSFUL BEAUTIFUL LEADERPROSPEROUS WISEHAPPY YIELDING FRIENDLY CHARISMATIC RESPECTFUL COOPERATIVESENSITIVE