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.

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