This British Council produced film introduces us to Oli, a 12 year old boy from Dhaka who is on a mission to combat child marriage in Bangladesh. When he was younger a female friend of his was taken away and married off. He never saw her again.
In this BBC/British Council film with teaching activities, the Head Girl of Bedford Academy travels to their twin school, Bishop Okiring Secondary School in Kenya, to find out more about what life is like for girls in the school.
This lesson plan, with supporting background information and brief case studies, is produced by Plan UK. It aims to help teachers and students explore the global issue of girls’ rights.
This book, published by New Internationalist, features over 50 thematic world maps which graphically analyse every key indicator and vital statistic of modern life, from wealth and power, war and peace through to rights, health and the environment.
The empowerment of women has a key role to play in sustainable development. This resource on the Geographical Association website supports teachers and students aged 14-16+ investigating women in development.
Some thoughts and ideas about the slogan for International Women’s Day 2014
This resource consists of one five-minute film clip and a downloadable infographic which explore the Millennium Development Goals and the progress that has been made towards achieving each goal.
This resource is the result of a collaboration between Marie Stopes International and Think Global. It consists of a lesson plan based around a short film. The film tells the story of Moriom, a young woman from the Kishoreganj region of Bangladesh, who nearly died because she wasn’t able to access maternal healthcare. The resource […]
Heather Saunders from Plan UK looks ahead to International Day of the Girl.
The NUT worked for two years with five primary schools to consider how ‘traditional’ gender stereotypes could be challenged in nursery and primary classrooms. The project quickly acquired the name Breaking the Mould.