Gender inequality in childhood: toward a life course perspective

Gender Issues Vol/Iss. 19 Published In Pages: 61-86
By Baunach, Dawn Michelle


The lack of women's participation in politics/public life will be positively associated with adult gender inequality but not childhood gender inequality (66).


Adulthood gender inequality was significantly correlated with lack of women's groups (rho= .71) and lack of women's participation (rho= .87). Childhood gender inequality was not significantly correlated.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN