Stride – Gender equality: Kenya

This activity from Stride, the online Global Citizenship magazine for schools, allows pupils to find out about gender equality in education in Kenya and to consider some of the similarities and differences with the UK.

Bangladesh: Oli’s Crusade Against Child Marriage

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.

Kenya: Young Women’s Chances in Education

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.

The State of the World Atlas

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.

Women and development

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.

Millennium Development Goals 1–4

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.

Moriom’s Story

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 […]