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What is Masculinity?
Masculinity is a set of attributes, behaviours, and roles generally associated with boys and men. Masculinity defines the characteristics associated with men.
Problems faced by boys and young men
achievement of important goals in society.
What is Femininity?
Femininity is a set of attributes, behaviours, and roles generally associated with girls and women. Femininity is socially constructed, but made up of both socially-defined and biologically-created factors.
Problems faced by girls/women
Sexual Pressure from boyfriend or partner
(up to 18 years)
Maternal and Infant mortality
Dowry & Acid attacks
THE OTHER GENDER
“Sex” is the social status usually based on genital appearance while Gender is determined by the conception of tasks, functions and roles attributed to humans in society and in public and private life. Sex usually refers to the biological aspects of maleness or femaleness, whereas gender implies the psychological, behavioural, social, and cultural aspects of masculinity/femininity.
Third gender or third sex is a concept in which individuals are categorized either by themselves or by society, as neither man nor woman. It also describes a social category present in those societies that recognize three or more genders.
Defined as an individual’s enduring romantic, emotional or sexual attraction towards other persons.
A person’s perception of having a particular gender, which may or may not correspond with their birth sex is termed as Gender Identity.