A sixth-grade boy reported back that his older sister and his mother were the most tired, because they were doing everything in the house: preparing the food and doing all the chores. It is normal — and this is why training them is so important. The Turkish education ministry is sceptical about feminism, and thought at first we wanted to ignore boys.
For teachers in many parts of Turkey, this is not disturbing at all. How can we support boys?
Materials and Methods Participants Fifty right-handed university students 25 females were recruited to participate in this experiment. The whole issue of gender equality is very new in Turkey, and our target audiences were in remote, rural and conservative areas.
The studies reviewed above revealed important insight into the female superiority in emotion processing.
So in a subtle way, women are still shown as responsible for household chores. Almost all the girls would choose fashion club, and the boys would end up at a plane-making class, or something similar.
It is widely reported that females are more sensitive to facial emotions in comparison with males McClure, ; Donges et al. Families are crucial, but to break this vicious circle, schools are the right entry point, through which to raise questions.
You can very easily see the discrimination here between boys and girls in the options available to them.