Gender refers to the socially constructed roles, behaviors , activities, and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for men and women. Male and female are gender categries An example of gender characteristics is "In most of the world, women do more housework than men" . In Psychology, Gender is the characteristics, whether biological or socially influenced, by which people define male and female. Because "sex" is a biological category , social psychologists sometimes refer to biologically based gender differences as "sex differences."

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