Gender Equity and Kids: When is the Right Time to Start the Conversation?
#doublebias #gendernorms I am the mother of a daughter and a son. The gender equity gap matters to me as much for my son as for my daughter. Why? Because this is the internal dialog of our boys. You see, gender bias doesn’t start in the workplace — that’s where it grows and has a direct impact on economic opportunity. It starts in childhood, around the age of 6 or 7. It starts when boys are taught not to cry, to “be a man” and when girls are complimented more for their looks