sex segregation

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Noun1.sex segregation - the traditional Hindu or Muslim system of keeping women secluded
separatism, segregation - a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
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It remains trapped in the quagmire of economic stagnation, crumbling public faith on state institutions, deplorable situation of law and order, political tumult, sex-based violence, low participation of women in political and economic sphere, illiteracy, quota system, sexual apartheid, deprivation of their fundamental rights and andocentric mentality because of cultural relativistic approach.
Iranian human rights activist Darya Safai is demanding Olympic sanctions against Iran as punishment for banning women from stadiums, a policy she described as "sexual apartheid."
"The ban on same-sex civil marriages and opposite-sex civil partnerships is a form of legal sexual apartheid - one law for gay couples and another law for heterosexual partners.
Tony Blair supports a system of sexual apartheid, whereby gays are barred from marriage and straights are barred from civil partnerships.