Our understanding of gender continually evolves. In the course of our life, the interests, activities, clothing and professions that are considered part of one gender or another change. This has perhaps never been more true than it is now. Your generation has a significantly different understanding of gender than previous generations, with consequences for all children, families, organizations and institutions.
In this webquest you will explore the the concepts of gender, equity, gender and power, and related issues that arise through the intersection between gender and race, ethnicity, and economic or social status.
Your job is to work through the tasks in this webquest and produce a culminating project that shows what you have learned.
The many different ways that people are kept in a lower social position, controlled, and left out of important parts of society because of their differences. These differences can include any combination of economic status, gender, race, ethnicity, or some other factor.
The ability to get someone or a group of people to do what you want.
Broadly, gender is a set of socially constructed roles, behaviors, activities, and attributes that a given society considers appropriate
Fairness and justice in the distribution of benefits and responsibilities between women and men.