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gender-blind

adj
(Sociology) not discriminating on the basis of gender, or not making a distinction between the sexes
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Next, the research team copied and pasted the decision-making structure this model had learned into a new model that is race- and gender-blind.
As with any new endeavor or management policy, we need the C-Suite to agree that women can be good candidates and that recruitment for automotive industries and other STEM jobs will be gender-blind or gender-balanced.
He also told Dawn that the language used in the bill is gender-blind. Apart from the section on reproductive rights, he said, the bill uses the word 'him' and makes no mention of women even though women are also included in people living with disabilities.
It is about the ranking, not about being a man or a woman."CHALLENGESWhile training may be tougher on women, allocation of duties in the military are gender-blind.
"A decline in life expectancy for women has come during a time when austerity policies have been vigorously pursued and changes to the welfare system -- such as universal credit, cuts to services, insecure employment, loss of public-sector jobs and general gender-blind policies -- have disproportionately and negatively impacted women, their well-being, quality of life and overall health.
And Royston practices what she preaches: not only does Optiva have gender-blind hiring practices to reduce bias, but the company is in the process of going fully virtual -- going from having about 20 physical offices around the world to an entirely remote workforce.
When asked to choose one factor that could have an equalizing impact on access to capital, forty-two percent pinpointed gender-blind financing (where the gender of an applicant seeking investment or financing is not known).
To continue progress in this area, the greatest number of women (42 percent) believe gender-blind financing (where the gender of an applicant seeking investment or loan funding is not known) has the greatest potential to level the playing field for equal access to capital.
Expanding on her theme of holistic support, Perry said it's also "imperative" for health care and other organizations to "seek to attract, develop and retain talented female leaders."Health care leader Mary Ellen Clyne president and CEO of the RWJBarnabas Health System's Clara Maass Medical Center has been fortunate to work at gender-blind organizations, but she's still vigilant about unintentionally prejudging a person because of their gender or other characteristic.
"While we cannot control criminal motive, we can help prevent it through gender-blind self-education.
Fifth, most of the guides make reference to research that is 'gender-blind' (i.e., includes no gender analysis) and contrast this with research that is 'gender-aware' or 'gender-sensitive' (i.e., includes some level of gender analysis--standards vary among guides) and research that is 'gender-transformative' (i.e., thoroughly incorporates gender analysis and aims to reduce gender inequality).
The overarching themes are the challenge to mainstream ('malestream') perspectives that are gender-blind and the demonstration of insights that result from adopting a gender perspective.