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Male Chauvinism

The belief that men are superior to women. Most societies deal (or have dealt) with male chauvinism in some form or other. In business, male chauvinism may express itself in bias toward hiring or promoting men. Laws exist in many jurisdictions to limit or eliminate male chauvinism in business.
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But two bads do not make a right: regional chauvinism and central arrogance are not the only options.
But we have to start somewhere, and the more politicians -- from both right and left as they did this week -- come out and make very public statements condemning chauvinism and racism of all kind, the more likely the message is likely to start filtering through to society, and especially to key intermediaries like teachers and police.
It appears male chauvinism has won the day in this region while women in other parts of the UK who have been campaigning for equal rights for scores of years can now, at the discretion of their respective committees, put their names forward for club positions.
Her hidden camera footage reveals a culture of male chauvinism, she said, in which colleagues fail to believe rape allegations, watch porn films on night shifts and make sexist comments.
A spokesman said: 'Because of his chauvinism and attitude to drink, people were not convinced how appropriate it would be.
SECONDS FOR ITALY: When it comes to culinary chauvinism, Italians take the cake.
I am lucky to have toured Scotland as a performer from a young age so my west of Scotland chauvinism left me when I realised that there was a lot more to this place than one city and that people were different.
But it is good to see that chauvinism is not dead in the betting world.
I hope he's got a sense of humour as that will probably soften the chauvinism to a point,' says Kellie.
Nick Littmoden introduced a useful youngster in Chauvinism, backed from 7-1 to 9-2 for the sportingoptions.
We can stop HIV/Aids now, if we want to make positive and serious headway, by avoiding promiscuity, but maintaining male chauvinism will take us nowhere," Rusimbi's strong worded statement said.