The following provides a handy, one-page introduction to gender. It notes that gender is socially constructed, gender is both personal and collective, gender involves power and inequality, and there is diversity and hierarchy
This page is excerpted from a report on behalf of the World Health Organization on policy approaches to involving men and boys in achieving gender equality and health equity. This too is available from XY, at http://www.xyonline.net/content/who-policy-brief-policy-approaches-invo….
Citation: Flood, Michael, Dean Peacock, Orly Stern, Gary Barker, and Alan Greig. (2010). World Health Organization Men and Gender Policy Brief: Policy approaches to involving men and boys in achieving gender equality and health equity. Sonke Gender Justice Network, Johannesburg.