4 Things Parents Want to Know About Gender Roles That Affect Child-Rearing
posted on November 17, 2017
Some parents consciously choose gender-neutral child raising, encouraging both the girls and boys to take part in every activity equally.
Some parents even let their children decide the color of their clothes eradicating the gender stereotyping.
Gender stereotyping comes into play the moment you tell people that you are having a child. Gender is not synonymous with biological sex and various cultures have different gender roles. Commonly certain colors are associated with a gender even when it comes to toys. Boys are more inclined to be given guns and cars while girls are given dolls and small kitchen sets.
This article discusses the Gender Role Factors That Affect Child-Rearing:
- Sex Assignment and Gender
- Gender Roles
- Gender and Child-Rearing
- Gender-neutral Parenting
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