Gender studies is a field for interdisciplinary study devoted to gender identity and gendered representation as central categories of analysis. Gender studies conducts critical research that challenges hierarchies. This field includes
literature and language, geography history, political science, cinema, mass media studies, law, etc.
Gender studies includes women's studies, men's studies and queer studies. These disciplines study gender and sexuality in the fields of It also analyzes how race, ethnicity, social class, nationality, and disability intersect with the categories of gender and sexuality.
Beyond studying gender as an identity category, the field is invested in illuminating the structures that naturalize, normalize, and discipline gender across historical and cultural contexts.
Looking back, we were remarkably successful within a very short period of time. Although we still have a long way to go to achieve equality for all, gender studies will continue to evolve and different perspectives will come to light, finding strategies and developing equality policies to offer solutions.