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| Published: December 25, 2016

Reducing Sexism among Teenagers through a Gender-Sensitization Module

Sanika Autade

M.A.-II, Department of Psychology, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sairaj Patki

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.094/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.094

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The present study studying the effectiveness of a gender-sensitization module aimed at reducing the sexist concepts and thoughts of teenage male and female college students. A pre-test-post-test control group design was used for this purpose with a sample of 85 junior college students from Pune city. Ambivalent Sexism Inventory by Glick and Fiske (1996) was used to measure sexism. Data was analyzed using non-parametric tests, which showed a significant decrement in the scores of the experimental group, establishing the effectiveness of the program.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.094/20160401

10.25215/0401.094

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016