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Encourage students to share their views and develop their understanding of the issues around feminism.

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LESSONS IN DIGITAL LITERACY

Feminism

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By Nik Peachey

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Feminism

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Are you a feminist?Is 'feminist' a positive or negative description?How would you define a feminist?How equal do you think men and women are in your country?In which areas of life do you think women are most discriminated against?How do you think things have changed over the last 10 years in your country?How do you think your country compares to other countries?

Discussion Task

Feminism

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Reading Task

Understanding Statistics

Study the infographic and find out what these numbers refer to.2011 53 cents14 64%15 - 449.1 Million

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Reading Task

Feminism

Which of the statistics is most positive?Which 5 statistics do you find most shocking/negative?How does your country compare to others around the world?

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Your Response

How has the infographic changed your understanding of feminism?What changes do you think have the most positive impact on the situation?Why do you think the situation is becoming worse in some countries?India was one of the first countries to have a female Prime Minister, yet it is still among the places where women have less equality. Why do you think this is?What would you most like to remember from the infographic?Who would you like to share this information with? Why?Which do you think are the most powerful statistics to change people's view of the situation?What can you do to improve the situation for women?

Discussion Task

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Online Research Task

Checking Information

Research some of the statistics from the infographic. See if you can find the same statistics for this year. See how they have changed.

Make notes of the information you find. Be sure to record:

The URLThe name of the publicationThe name of the author(s)The date of publicationYour assessment of the credibility of the source.

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Create

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Create a poster to share information about an aspect of gender equality.You can use one of these tools:

Genial.ly

MMM

Canva

WalkWoke

Try to include images, quotes, facts and statistics.You can find images at:

Pixabay

Unsplash

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