sexual discrimination

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to sexual discrimination: Gender discrimination
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sexual discrimination - discrimination (usually in employment) that excludes one sex (usually women) to the benefit of the other sexsexual discrimination - discrimination (usually in employment) that excludes one sex (usually women) to the benefit of the other sex
sexism - discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex
References in periodicals archive ?
The list includes prestigious universities like Flarvard and Emory, and describes campuses under review for possible violations of Title IX rules on handling sexual discrimination and violence.
A TEENAGER employed as a trainee at celebrity chef Stephen Terry's prestigious Hardwick restaurant was not the victim of sexual discrimination, a tribunal has ruled.
After a flurry of complaints, a consumer rights group fined the Gasque driving school E4,000 for sexual discrimination and told them to remove the offer.
26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharon DeLucca, a senior professor of Graphic Design at Roger Williams University, has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit in Rhode Island Superior Court against her employer Roger Williams University alleging four counts of sexual discrimination.
Washington, July 13 ( ANI ): A dentist from Iowa has been found not guilty of sexual discrimination when he sacked his assistant for being attractive.
The deal is also understood to include that Mr Bonnard will not pursue an appeal against his dismissal and will not continue an action claiming sexual discrimination in the appointment of the new chief constable.
The woman is claiming sexual discrimination at the Exeter tribunal.
A POLICEWOMAN suing her force for sexual discrimination received an apology from a chief inspector after being asked if she wanted a "pink gun", a tribunal has heard.
A SOLICITOR accused of sexual discrimination has denied making inappropriate comments and said instead he was the victim of a "conspiracy".
ONE of Britain's top TV chefs yesterday hid behind a gagging order after being accused of sexual discrimination by a former employee.
ONE of the region's top hotels has been ordered to pay pounds 12,000 in damages to an ex-employee after being found guilty of sexual discrimination.
BOSSES at a top hotel must pay nearly pounds 12,000 compensation after they were found guilty of sexual discrimination.