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Learning objectives and key messages

Learning objectives

  • Understand the nature of gender stereotypes and inequalities and how these stereotypes and inequalities may impact on the decisions they make and the way they behave.
  • Understand that gender stereotypes are socially constructed and perpetuated through the media and accepted social norms.
  • Be able to analyse gender stereotypes that are portrayed in the media and propose practical strategies for challenging harmful and unhelpful stereotypes.
  • Be able to identify the impacts of gendered expectations on young people and their personal and professional relationships.

  • Understand the nature of gender stereotypes and inequalities and how these stereotypes and inequalities may impact on the decisions they make and the way they behave.
  • Understand that gender stereotypes are socially constructed and perpetuated through the media and accepted social norms.
  • Be able to analyse gender stereotypes that are portrayed in the media and propose practical strategies for challenging harmful and unhelpful stereotypes.
  • Be able to identify the impacts of gendered expectations on young people and their personal and professional relationships.

  • Gender stereotypes portrayed in the media can be rigid and narrow and may not reflect the reality of genders in our society.
  • Narrow gender stereotypes create inequalities that contribute to domestic and family violence.
  • Challenging narrow gender stereotypes helps to create a more equal society which benefits everyone.

Key messages

  • Gender stereotypes portrayed in the media can be rigid and narrow and may not reflect the reality of genders in our society.
  • Narrow gender stereotypes create inequalities that contribute to domestic and family violence.
  • Challenging narrow gender stereotypes helps to create a more equal society which benefits everyone.
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