Q24. Make a list of toys and games that boys typically play and another for girls. If there is a difference between the two lists, can you think of some reasons why this is so? Does this have any relationship to the roles children have to play as adults?


Q25. Explain the term Identity, Care-giving and De-valued.


Q26. Housework is invisible and unpaid work.

        Housework is physically demanding.

        Housework is time consuming.

Write in your own words what is meant by the terms ‘invisible’, ‘physically demanding’, and ‘time consuming’? Give one example of each based on the household tasks undertaken by women in your home.


Q27. How growing up in Samoa was different from other societies in the 1920s?


Q28. Are the statements given alongside true or false? Support your answer with the use of an example –

a.   All societies do not think similarly about the roles that boys and girls play.


         b.   Our society does not make distinctions between boys and girls when they are growing up.


         c.   Women who stay at home do not work.


     d. The work that women do is less valued than that of men.


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