Category Archives: Women’s Rights

This topic focuses on the rights of women and girls, specifically centered upon their access to education, training, and employment.

Useful links!

Per our meeting yesterday, I’m beginning here a list of helpful research links. We’ll continue to add to this list throughout the year; send suggestions! http://youthforhumanrights.org/ Useful for relating human rights to the MDGs. Here you’ll find videos for all … Continue reading

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NY Times: Afghan Proposal Would Clamp Down on Women’s Shelters

Hello all! I just finished reading this New York Times article that bridges Women’s Rights and the Situation in Afghanistan: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/11/world/asia/11shelter.html?_r=1&hp. Hope everyone’s doing well and good luck on the upcoming mini-conferences! Best, Alicia Dallman (Sagrados Corazones)

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Combo: Gender and Environmental Concerns

Hey everyone, I found this interesting: The Global Gender and Climate Alliance. It makes a unique connection between the segundo and tercero topics and I thought it might be helpful! Best, Allison (IES Cantabria)

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Research Powerpoint and Worksheet for 3º

This is an activity that I presented in class with my 3rd years on how to research the topic of access to education, training and work for women and girls. It includes links for CEDAW and Beijing +15, as well … Continue reading

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Beijing Platform for Action, 15 years later

UN Women has self-report information from countries on their progress towards reaching the goals of the Beijing Platform for Action. There are reports from 2010, which may prove helpful for those responding countries. They are separated by region. Unfortunately, many … Continue reading

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UN Documents

The UN website, in its maze of you-are-not-authorized-to-read-helpful-documents links, has a great collection of press releases that sum up the speeches and positions given in the Security Council. First you click on the year, and then find the topic/meeting you … Continue reading

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Education profiles

Hello! I just found this site that has country education profiles and handy graphs of enrollment, education expenditures, and the like. It also has a page that connects everything to the MDGs. Hope all is well! Jill IES Foramontanos

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Gender Country Profiles

Hi Guys, Here’s a website I just found where you can search your countries and get their “Gender Profile.” Looks like it has a lot of information. Hope this helps! Gender Index See you soon! ~Jill, IES Foramontanos

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Women's Football

Hey guys, Today I did an activity with my terceros on women’s football. First, I played a video on women’s football in Afghanistan. Then, I gave them summaries of articles that I had looked up for each of their countries … Continue reading

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Women Access to Education/Jobs/Training Worksheet

Hey guys! I’m attaching a worksheet that worked well with my terceros to help guide their research of women’s access to education/jobs/training in their country. Basically, I give them search terms and websites for every question or so. Questions include … Continue reading

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