The term gender does not refer to a person’s biological sex, but rather to their social gender role. It includes everything that is considered typical of a certain sex within a culture.

Whether it is gender roles in society, positions within the family, or professional opportunities – gender is a focus topic on the Alumniportal Deutschland. We look at social gender roles in different cultures. What are the roles of men and women in your country’s society, in the family and in the work-place?

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