Understanding gender bias is an important step towards creating a more equitable and just society. By becoming aware of gender bias and taking actions to combat it, you can contribute to a more equal and fair future.
Read the following statements with your group and identify whether they represent gender bias or not. If the statement represents gender bias, explain why.
a. “Men are better at math and science than women.”
b. “Women should focus on their family instead of their career.”
c. “Boys don’t cry.”
d. “Girls are more emotional than boys.”
Brainstorm ways to address and combat gender bias. Identify at least two actions that you can take to promote gender equality and combat gender bias in your own life.