Leave the website
 

Early Years

Zero Tolerance is committed to promoting gender equality and tackling discrimination. We believe that it is never too early to question what is seen as ‘normal’ or what is traditionally expected of boys and girls in our society. In fact, we believe that doing so from a very young age helps to protect children from the negative consequences of inequality and discrimination as they grow into adults.

We work in a variety of ways to promote gender equality in the early years:

  • Our Just like a child guide provides resources to support professionals and parents to raise children who are not limited by outdated or restrictive ideas of what is suitable for boys and for girls.
  • We have conducted research into the views and experiences of parents, carers and those responsible for young children on gender stereotyping; read our reports,  'The Default Setting' or 'Healthy Relationships in Early Primary' for more details.

Related Content

 
 

Twitter


Facebook

Latest News

one thousand words: Launch of domestic abuse photo project

MoreSeptember 28, 2017

Monica Lennon MSP supports the fifth Write to End Violence Against Women Awards

MoreSeptember 22, 2017

Latest Blog

The power of zero: how a bold Scotland-based campaign changed the world's thinking about sexual violence

MoreJuly 25, 2017

Taking Stalking Seriously

MoreJune 13, 2017