IRIN Films – humanitarian news and analysis

These short documentary films from the United Nations’ Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs present forgotten humanitarian crises. Examples include hard-hitting topics such as: problems with recent elections in Kenya, female

UN Matters Teaching Pack

This teaching pack for secondary schools aims to develop awareness and understanding of the UN and the global issues it tackles. It has 5 lessons on the UN: working for us all; keeping the peace; fighting poverty; promoting human rights; Model UN.

Why Comics?

Why Comics?

Why Comics? Education Charity brings contemporary humanitarian and social issues (such as racism, conflict, migration, bullying, trafficking and climate change) into the classroom through interactive literary comic books based on real-life testimony.

The Unknown Soldier

The Unknown Soldier

Using this set of British Red Cross resources young people (ages 14 to 16+) can uncover the human stories, emotions and feeling of those who were involved in World War One. It comprises a film showing the moments before going ‘over the top’ plus supporting teaching activities.

Human Rights Through Film

Amnesty International has developed a range of teaching resources to accompany film screenings of films including:Slumdog Millionaire, Blood Diamond, The Kite Runner, Hotel Rwanda, The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, Good and Persepolis.

Derechos muy torcidos

Global Express is a teaching resource from Oxfam Intermón (Spain) which explores different global themes. This particular issue explores how basic social and human rights are necessary to combat poverty and inequality.

The Hunger Map

This map, info-graphic and accompanying 20-page briefing paper are part of an education and awareness campaign exploring the different dimensions of world hunger today (including definition, measurement, who’s at risk, causes and debates).