Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) teaching resources

FGM fact or myth

Created for Key Stage 3 and 4 Citizenship and PSHE classes, these resources focus on dispelling myths around FGM. They also include the powerful stories of those who have been affected by FGM and those who are working to eradicate it.

Mind The Gap

This online data exploration tool, developed by the UNESCO Institute of Statistics, brings gender and access to education statistics to life. Users can explore and compare access to education for people living in different countries of the world.

Left Behind

What would your life be like if you only had 5 years of schooling? For some African girls, this is the most education they can expect, and they are the lucky ones. This website helps you explore the data to find out what needs to change.

Women’s Rights in Egypt

These two lesson plans provide a cross-curricular scheme of work for 14-16 year-olds. Students investigate the current issue of women’s rights in Egypt using images, up-to-date information and peer-learning.

TeachUNICEF – Gender Equality

This collection of teacher resources from the US Fund for Unicef includes units, lesson plans, videos, multimedia and stories. They are intended to raise student awareness of the importance of gender equality.

Plan for Change: Gender Equality Toolkit

Millions of women & girls face obstacles and stereotypes just because they are female, which affects the opportunities they have and the kind of lives they live. This toolkit from Plan Canada will introduce you to the complex topic of gender equality

Why Poverty?

A website and project that uses documentary film to get people talking about poverty. The collection is made up of 8 long films and 34 shorts by award-winning filmmakers and emerging talents. The stories are moving and thought-provoking