Youth Education Session – Gender Stereotypes
The Women & Children’s Shelter of Barrie is pleased to offer free virtual youth education sessions through the agencies Violence Prevention Program. Delivery of these sessions are primarily targeted towards youth 14-18 years of age, however the listed event is additionally open for attendance by all parents, caregivers, and community members in the Barrie and surrounding areas.
This session explores how gender stereotypes are formed, and how they can contribute to violence and abuse. Youth will analyze how stereotypes surrounding gender have impacted their own lives, and ways they can overcome these stereotypes.