Grade 11, Social Studies and the Humanities. Gender Studies. University/College Preparation, HSG3M
This course enables students to explore the social construction of gender. Students will learn about the dynamic nature of gender roles and norms; sexism and power relations; and the impact of representations of women and men in the media, popular culture, and the arts. Students will analyse a range of gender equity issues, including gender-based violence and workplace equity, in both Canadian and global contexts.
Students will develop and apply research skills and will design and implement a social action initiative relating to gender equity.