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gender roles


Listen: How to talk to kids about gender roles and stereotypes

July 23, 2019 1:36 pm

"Right from the beginning, from the choice of the colours of the clothes to the toys, everything should be based more on interest than gender."

Boys must be strong and girls can be anything they want, but looks matter

September 17, 2018 10:27 am

This contributes to the feeling among girls that they’re undervalued and objectified by boys, researchers said. Pressures on boys can also leave them with low self-esteem and more likely to be victims of violence or accidents.

Parenthesis: How to raise a child without gender biases

September 07, 2018 9:00 am

A child doesn’t jump on the sofa because he is a boy. He jumps on the sofa because he is allowed.

‘Why don’t we gift kitchen sets to boys or cricket sets to girls?’

August 30, 2018 9:51 am

"When my son was about two years old, his favourite colours were pink and blue. Soon after he started play school, he came home and declared that he no longer wanted to use anything pink since it was a 'girl' colour."