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Every aspect of human interaction is influenced by gender. In social interactions, individuals' perceptions of themselves—including their identity, rights, and opportunities—are challenged by the views of others and the actions of those around them. The term "gender awareness" calls attention to the reality that binary gender and sexuality categories like "male" and "female" fail to capture the full range of human experience and expression. Gender identity is expressed in many facets of our lives, including our interactions with others, both consciously and subconsciously. The way we connect with others is influenced by our perceptions and judgements about their gender. The gender(s) or sexualities of others are frequently interpreted by us based on unconscious associations, preconceptions, and normative norms. Therefore, gender plays a crucial role in determining who has access to what resources and opportunities in every given community. It hinders efforts to eliminate prejudice and promote equality.