Children need to feel confident about who they are, what they are interested in, and can miss out on important experiences when their play is limited by gender expectations. Talk with your child about gender equality from an early age, model positive attitudes and acceptance of gender differences, encourage respect and accept how they wish to identify. Gender is fluid in the early years, but gender stereotypes can last a lifetime.
The No Limitations Guide is a great resource about gender equality in early childhood settings. Give it a read!read more
How parents and caregivers can work to counter stereotyping and discrimination – starting in early childhood.read more
Learning for parents and caregivers to promote healthy development of gender identity and expression in children.read more