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Gender-Neutral Textbooks

Kerala's Education Department introduces gender-neutral concepts in class 3 textbooks, showing fathers in non-traditional roles, & received widespread acclaim.

A novel and powerful step has been taken by the General Education Department, Government of Kerala, in creating a gender-neutral mindset among children. They included an infographic image in the class 3 Malayalam medium textbook depicting a father grating coconut in the kitchen while the mother prepares other dishes, and in the English medium textbook showing the father cooking snacks for the daughter. This depiction challenges traditional Indian gender roles.Teachers and students warmly embrace...

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