Gender stereotyping can be reduced at a young age with proper intervention, study conducted on Hong Kong children finds


Gender stereotyping can be reduced at a young age by telling children that boys who wear dresses or girls who love to wrestle can also excel in their studies, according to the world’s first study on Hong Kong children that aimed to reduce their prejudices against the LGBT community.

The study, conducted jointly by Chinese University and the University of Toronto, Mississauga, looked at the effectiveness of interventional measures adopted in early childhood to prevent gender stereotyping.

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