What is Gender?

“A social 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., PhD

Department of Women and Development Studies
College of Social Work and Community Development
Image from: Rochester Institute of Technology (https://www.rit.edu/cla/womensstudies/)


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