Susan Hawthorne

Thanks for sending me the newsletter. It has lots of interesting things in it. I was really concerned, however, when I saw the header in the newsletter that read Women/Gender. I must say that I am very tired of the word gender altogether. What it means is socially acceptable behaviour according to a person's sex. It therefore applies to both women and men. But it is never used in this way. It has now become a substitute word for women. I realise the UN and other government agencies are key more