Gender Module Summary

To summarize the concepts in this module:

  • The term “gender” denotes socially-constructed identities, behaviours, roles and relationships
  • Gender is expressed along a continuum of attitudes, behaviours, roles and expectations
  • Societies, communities, and individuals frame gender assumptions, experiences, roles, and relationships
  • Gender matters in health

Next Steps

This is the end of the module. The next module explores the relationship between sex and gender and how, together, they affect health.

Comments are closed.


Except where otherwise noted, original content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada License.