Blurring the Lines of Traditional Gender Roles among Qatar Young Generations

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Noora lari

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How is traditional gender roles and values related to the young generations in the State of Qatar? In the last few decades, rapid socioeconomic development in Qatar has brought dramatic changes regarding the gender roles assigned to men and women. Research shows that geographical settings, economic status, and social and cultural structures are factors that might have great implications for attitudinal shifts among individuals, which can contribute, to the women empowerment process. We use nationally representative survey data from Qatari nationals to explore the relationship between gender stereotypes and young generation in Qatar. Findings indicate that the young Qatari generation is able to play an outstanding role in changing gender role stereotypes through their educational and cultural strength.


 

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lari, N. (2019). Blurring the Lines of Traditional Gender Roles among Qatar Young Generations. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 7(2), 01-09. https://doi.org/10.31686/ijier.Vol7.Iss2.1260
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