Gender-Sensitive Communications

Nov 25, 2017

This guide aims to:

  • help readers identity sexist language; and
  • provide guidance for inclusive language for written communications as well as visual and audio materials.

What is in this document?

  1. The rationale of gender-sensitive communications
  2. Six Principles for written and oral communications
    1. Ensure that women and men are represented
    2. Challenge gender stereotypes
    3. Avoid exclusionary forms
    4. Use equal forms of address
    5. Create a gender balance
    6. Promote gender equity through titles
  3. Three Principles for audio & visual materials

For details on the guidelines, please refer to this link.

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