There are subtle ways we are socialized into gender and becoming more aware of these attitudes can help us recognize how we might be performing gender in damaging ways.
Emily Fayram, Women's March Organiser in Copenhagen (Denmark) provides valuable insight on issues regarding gender today. Gender and human rights are a global issue. One perspective , is the treatment of women globally through women empowerment. But what about people who don’t identify as a man or woman? What about those who are agender, bigender, gender fluid, trans or non-conforming? There’s a lot of misinformation being share and a lot of places in the world where it’s not okay not to be a man or a woman.
After this unit, you will learn how we can empower and support one group in such a way that it doesn’t disempower another.