Breaking down gender barriers - it starts at home

Modelling gender-equal behaviour is one way to bust stereotypes for children who watch and learn closely from their parents at home.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

When it comes to housework, communications manager Ho Kai Xin and her husband divide the chores according to ability and preference, not gender.

They do their best to treat each other with respect and check each other's biases. And they hope their two-month-old son picks up these traits when he grows up.

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