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Discover ways to combat gender stereotypes in your everyday life.

Stereotypes are generalizations about a group of people. Whether a person is facing discrimination based on race, religion, age, gender or sexual orientation, stereotypes can lead to prejudices. People begin to assume that all people of a particular group behave in a specific way or look the same. Stereotypes are dangerous to our society because they don’t account for individuality. Each human being has an identity that doesn’t relate exclusively to being a member of a group. Here you will find articles stereotypes and how they impact our society. You will read about how you may actively participate in stereotyping people without realizing it. If you’ve experienced racism, religious discrimination, or any other marginalization, it can be painful and make you feel like you’re not a part of the society. You’ll read about ways to deal with being stereotyped in various settings and how you can cope.

Does it seem like stereotypes hold you back?

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