intersectionality

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Definition

Analytical tool for studying, understanding and responding to the ways in which sex and gender intersect with other personal characteristics/identities, and how these intersections contribute to unique experiences of discrimination.

See also: intersectional discrimination, multiple discrimination

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Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (2009). Glossary of Gender-Related Terms. Available at: http://www.medinstgenderstudies.org/wp-content/uploads/Gender-Glossary-u...

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1263