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Building support for gender equality among young adolescents in school: findings from Mumbai, India

Find Full article here: GEMS_Building_Support_for_Gender_Equality_Adolescents Abstract: There is increasing recognition that to reduce gender inequality — a goal fundamental to improving a country’s overall health and development — programs must start with youth. Yet there has been limited engagement of both girls and boys during early adolescence to challenge and shift gender norms that contribute to…

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Why Schools of Equality doesn’t follow a lecture format

A study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concluded that teaching approaches that turned students into active participants rather than passive listeners reduced failure rates and boosted scores on exams. While the research, conducted by Scott Freeman, a University of Washington principal lecturer in biology, focused only on areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), we think it holds…

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A Path to Dignity: Highlighting the importance of Human Rights Education

“A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education is a 28-minute movie that presents three stories illustrating the impact of human rights education respectively on school children (India), law enforcement agencies (Australia) and women victims of violence (Turkey).A key message is that “one person can make a difference” in solving problems in society. Human…

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Stick no Labels: Learning to love your Identity

How many things mark who we are? Tall girl, short girl, weirdo, topper, average-student… How many names are we called before we ourselves find out who we are? Everyday, there are so many things we do to ourselves to signify who we are: A mark on the forehead, a way we dress, the languages we…

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