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Gender (sex) refers to a female or male of any age.  In relation to a group of people it refers to men/boys or women/girls.

Equality Law

Find out more about gender-related equality law in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Learn more

Policy & Guidance

We have provided an overview of our gender-related policy and guidance information. Learn more

OU Resources

You may be interested in some of the resources we provide for our staff and students. Learn more

External Resources

You may be interested in these useful web links to organisations with gender-related information. Learn more

Photographer: Karen Parker