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The UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (UPCWGS) is set to offer ‘Gender Responsive‘ training courses right in the comfort of your home.
Through a Facebook post, the group announced that their programs will be offered soon, as their regular event lineups have been canceled due to the pandemic.
ICYDK, UPCWGS is a society of progressive thinkers addressing concerns and issues regarding Filipino women and the LGBT community.
Their list of previous training courses include ‘seminars on gender sensitization‘, ‘intersection of gender and women’s issues with governance, labor, migration, the environment’, and a lot more.
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Meanwhile, being ‘gender-responsive’ essentially means being aware of biases between men and women.
Unlike gender sensitivity, gender responsiveness has specific calls to action to raise awareness from an early age.
Its frameworks are typically used in an educational setting, although learning about how to be more gender-responsive can ultimately benefit anyone in pretty much any age.
To know when the online classes will start, you can check out the UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies’ official FB here.