What is Gender?

“A┬ásocial organizing force that encompasses the domains of the biological, intrapersonal, interpersonal and social and that determines a person’s access to and control of opportunities and resources. It is a system of difference and inequality that interacts with other systems such as race and class but is nonetheless distinct from it.” Sylvia Estrada Claudio, M.D.,… Read More What is Gender?

What is Gender?

It refers to the roles and responsibilities of men and women that are created in our families, our societies and our cultures. The concept of gender also includes the expectations held about the characteristics, aptitudes and likely behaviours of both women and men (femininity and masculinity). Gender roles are expectations are learned. They can change… Read More What is Gender?