You have reviewed the materials on gender identity, violence against women, and discrimination in various setting such as the workplace and school. Since these issues extend beyond their personal relationships and may be related to institutional and societal dynamics, human service professionals often need to engage in advocacy on behalf of clients in order to promote social justice. Explain how advocacy can be used to support women and girls. In groups of 3-4, discuss the following prompts with your peers:
Identify at least one issue that women and/or girls face in society due to gender inequity.
Use women and/or girls to provide specific examples of how advocacy can be used to support their needs.