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Objectives and Introduction

Welcome to the Gender Lens Tool module.

After competing this module you will be able to:

  • describe the Gender Lens Tool and how to use it

  • use the Gender Lens Tool to evaluate any medical problem from a gender perspective

  • explain how gender imapacts all areas of health, health care and medical management.

Throughout the module you will see images of a variety of lenses - there are many ways to look at things, many lenses that we use to help make things clearer, more focused and easier to understand, we encourage  you to think of the Gender Lens in the same way.

Please use this tool with your next patient-centred learning session, PBL case or clincial skills patient.