gender stereotypes

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Definition

Preconceived ideas whereby females and males are arbitrarily assigned characteristics and roles determined and limited by their gender. 

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Gender Equality Commission of the Council of Europe (2015). Gender Equality Glossary. Available at: http://www.coe.int/t/DGHL/STANDARDSETTING/EQUALITY/06resources/Glossarie...

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1222