Essay from the year 2016 in the subject Sociology - Gender Studies, Atlantic International University (The School of Business Economics), course: Master of International Relations (MS), language: English, abstract: This essay seeks to understand gender in the 21st century. It will explain in depth background of gender according to different traditional perspective roles, challenges faced by gender today and an understanding of gender in the current generation of the 21st century. I will therefore explain solutions to the challenges faced by gender. Finally, I will summarise with conclusion and references where I collected secondary information concerning gender. I will mention in this writing some of the techniques used. I recognize the importance of recognising traditional understanding of gender, gender understanding in 21st Century, challenges faced by gender and resolutions. I will offer brief examples to support the views and points highlighted. These are just a few and interesting points in gender explaining the dramatic changes in social structure here in 21st Century.