Gender Equality

Look at the following advertisement.

 

From an early age kids are often dressed in ‘pink’ for a girl and ‘blue’ for a boy.

Girls have ‘girl’ toys and boys have ‘boy’ toys.  You don’t believe me? What did you draw?

The times are changing. You will hear terms such as ‘gender neutral, sexist, inequality.

 

Browse KIDSNEWS and find stories that focus on gender equality.

Now watch Virtual Prime Minster and complete a mini bio on NZ’s Prime Minster.

 

Look at our school- how many male teachers compared to female teachers?

Do some jobs have a particular association to a gender. Discuss with your small (gender mixed) group.

Interesting isn’t it.

 

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