Once black girls wind up in juvenile justice schools it’s hard to find the path to financial stability. Research has found that black girls are more likely to be punished for being “un-ladylike” and seen by teachers as “loud, defiant, and precocious.” The first in the series the Bias Price.
She Pays the Bias Price: From Girlhood to Final Years
Here’s how the cost of gender bias is playing out in real life.
The series examines this price of gender bias over a life span, showing clearly that gender stereotyping, violence, wage and employment bias work together to impinge on economic opportunities of U.S. women and girls.