Women’s Rights – Program Breakdown

Course modules:

  1. #EverydayMirrors Youth explore and share stories about the beauty standards for women in various communities around the world and connect them to broader issues of women’s rights.
  2. #EverydayLocalSheroes Youth explore and share stories about how their communities teach gender expectations, how those affect women’s rights inside and outside of that community, and the inspirational women in their communities.
  3. #EverydayGlobalSisterhood Youth explore and share stories about women’s rights movements around the world and how women of color face additional barriers to justice and equality.
  4. #EverydayAction Youth explore and design action plans for how they can address issues impacting women in their community.

Learning objectives:

  • Examine the beauty standards in your own community and communities around the world.
  • Understand the concept of beauty standards.
  • Explore gender roles in your local community
  • Reflect on individuals in your community who have challenged gender roles
  • Explore Global Justice for women around the world, intersectional oppression
  • Reflect on individuals and movements that have challenged gender roles
  • Explore taking action against beauty standards and gender roles
  • Reflect on how empathy can play a role in taking action

Course components:

  1. Mini-lessons
  2. Video content
  3. Learning checks
  4. Audio narration
  5. Youth narration
  6. Story Share assignments
  7. Global repository of stories

This course aligns to:

  • United Nations’ Sustainable ​Development Goals
  • English Language Arts Standards
  • Asia Society Global Competencies
  • ​21st Century Skills
  • Casel’s Social Emotional Learning

Standards Alignment

AreaStandards
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.6-8.6: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.3: Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.3: Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
ASIA SOCIETY GLOBAL COMPETENCIES
Investigate the world
Recognize perspectives
Communicate ideas
Take Action
21ST CENTURY SKILLS
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Creativity and Innovation
Information Literacy
Media Literacy
Technology Literacy
Flexibility and Adaptability
Initiative and Self-Direction
Productivity and Accountability
Leadership and Responsibility
CASEL SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL LEARNING
Self Awareness
Self Management
Responsible Decision Making
UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Goal 1: No poverty
Goal 4:
Quality Education
Goal 5:
Gender Equality
Goal 10:
Reduced Inequality
Goal 16:
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Goal 17:
Partnerships for the Goals