Gender stereotypes in selected folktales of the Baganda
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The research has examined how various gender stereotypes portrayed in selected Baganda folktales affect the gender identity of men and women in Ganda society. Research indicated that gender stereotypes determine social roles and misrepresentation of gender. A review of the research indicated that women are stereotyped as Lazy, docile and submissive, the weaker sex and men are hardworking. The stardands for feminine and masculine behaviour, gender stereotypes limit men and women's potential growth and development. Among the Baganda folktales attitudes and behaviours of the Ganda society are laid out, according to research findings some Baganda have shown improvement in reducing stereotypes but subtle stereotypes still exist.