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Exploring gender stereotypes

An introductory classroom activity for secondary students.

Summary

This exercise enables students to explore the concept of gender stereotypes. Students work in small groups to list as many gender stereotypes as they can think of, and then present and discuss their list with the class.

Learning objectives

  • Students understand and are able to articulate what gender stereotypes are.
  • Students have an appreciation of the harm of gender stereotypes.

Details

Duration: 20 minutes

Age group: Secondary

Materials required: Flip-chart paper, flip-chart pens

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