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Fighting to be Heard_Still
October 25, 2011

Women on the Rise in Afghanistan ~ Lesson Overview

(Click here for a printer-friendly version of this lesson.) GRADES: 9-12   TIME ALLOTMENT: Two to three 45-minute class periods   OVERVIEW: Using segments from the PBS series Women, War & Peace, students learn about the life of women in [...]

Building the Case
October 11, 2011

Truth and Consequences ~ Lesson Overview

(Click here for a printer-friendly version of this lesson.) GRADES: 9-12 TIME ALLOTMENT: Three to four 45-minute class periods OVERVIEW: In this lesson, students will examine the unfortunately widespread and longstanding phenomenon of wartime rape through a case study of [...]

Peaceful Protests in Liberia-site-thumb
October 5, 2011

Peaceful Protests ~ Lesson Overview

Students learn about nonviolent resistance movements that have taken place around the world and, using segments from the PBS program Women, War & Peace: “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” explore how women’s nonviolent protests helped bring about the end of a bloody civil war in Liberia in 2003.

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October 5, 2011

The Changing Face of War ~ Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will explore how warfare in the 21st century has dramatically changed since the days of “conventional” 20th century warfare.

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October 5, 2011

Populations at Risk: The Problems Facing Internally Displaced Persons Worldwide ~ Lesson Overview

Tens of millions of people worldwide are classified as “internally displaced,” meaning that they are living in their native countries but have been forced to relocate from their homes due to violence, conflict, or violations of their human rights. 

Women in Afghanistan Today_Still
October 2, 2011

Women on the Rise in Afghanistan ~ Video Segments

These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. These videos are also used in the lesson plan Women on the Rise in Afghanistan. (Grades 9-12). Excerpts [...]

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October 2, 2011

Populations at Risk: The Problems Facing Internally Displaced Populations Worldwide ~ Video Segments

These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. These videos are also used in the lesson plan Populations at Risk: The Problems Facing Internally Displaced Persons [...]

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October 2, 2011

The Changing Face of War ~ Video Segments

These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. These videos are also used in the lesson plan “The Changing Face of War” (Grades 9-12). Excerpts from [...]

In Pursuit of Democracy-site-thumb
October 2, 2011

Peaceful Protests ~ Video Segments

These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. These videos are also used in the lesson plan “Peaceful Protests” (Grades 9-12). Excerpts from the Women, War [...]

The Testimony
October 2, 2011

Truth and Consequences ~ Video Segments

These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. These videos are also used in the lesson plan Truth and Consequences (Grades 9-12). Excerpts from the Women, [...]

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