Gender Vs Sex

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Sex is smething that is unchangeable i.e. being male or female.

Gender refers to the various perceptions and roles that society assigns to males and females. For example certain societies may have a perception that a good education is meant for boys or males while not much money should be spent on educating girls.

Gender roles refer to the various roles that men and women do in society. These roles are normally determined by and traditions and perceptions of society. Gender roles my change due to various factors e.g. government policies and regulations, education interaction with different communities.

Gabriel Konayuma, Zambia

GabKon (talk)01:22, 9 March 2011