Read the following sentences and add in your thoughts and opinions.

Dress: As a boy/girl I am expected to dress…

Sport: As a boy/girl I am expected to…

Feeling sad: As a boy/girl when I am feeling sad, I am expected to… 

When a friend makes a mistake: As a boy/girl I am expected to… 

Chores around the house: As a boy/girl I am expected to… 

Career: As a boy/girl I am expected to…

Print out or draw the Venn diagram at the end of the section.

Cut or write out the words on the lists of adjectives, jobs, domestic roles and childcare on the activity sheets and place them on the Venn diagram according to whether you think the task or description applies to women, men or both women and men. Take a photograph to record your thoughts.

Read the questions and statistics about gender equality across the world on the resource sheet. Did you find anything shocking or surprising about the statistics?

Ask the questions to a member of your family.

Did their answers differ widely to yours?

What surprised them about the facts and figures?