Gender sensitivity in conversations on women’s health

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The human mind has a habit of classifying things — this type and that type, this is good, and that is bad, edible mushroom or poisonous mushroom. This tendency of neurons is also the well-spring of stereotypes, biases, and exclusionary thinking. On such is gender bias. Read on to find out why gender sensitivity is important in conversations on women’s health, and how hiring sensitivity readers can help.

Ashwini Petchiappan

Sea turtle researcher at Indian Institute of Science. I like science, writing, and science writing.

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