Gender imbalance

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Gender imbalance refers to an uneven number of males and females in any given area, group, or subject. This subject as it pertains to Wikipedia editors was covered by the Freakeconomics podcast entitled "Women are Not Men" on February 24, 2013.[1]

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Gender imbalance has become a case of huge concern due to the rise of gender awareness, feminism and need for equity for sustainable development.In gender theory and perspective Gender imbalance is seen to be socially constructed by those whoever benefits from it.One might find it difficult to differentiate between Gender inequality and Gender imbalance.Gender imbalance is a result of Gender inequality.

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