Gender Equity and Kids: When is the Right Time to Start the Conversation?

When Does Bias Start?

Where is the Bias Coming From?

The Results of Bias at a Young Age

How to Have the Conversation

  • Avoid responding more quickly to children of one gender than another.
  • Use gender-neutral language.
  • Provide alternative toys and imagery that show genders in a variety of roles.
  • Establish non-gendered routines and experiences for your child (whether through activities you do together or assigned chores).

The Long-term Benefits



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Katica Roy

Katica Roy


CEO of Pipeline Equity | Gender Economist | Award-Winning Leader | On a mission to achieve gender equity, once and for all.