This project is connected to the Sustainable Development Goals, also called the Global Goals, particularly goal 5.
By the end of this lesson, you will:
- Be able to give examples of gender inequality in our society
- Know how the colours pink and blue are connected to gender and how these associations have changed over time
- Be able to list some stereotypes in children’s books and movies
- Know that experts are still researching whether boys and girls are born different or just taught to behave differently
- Know that men and women disagree about the way to divide household chores and childcare
- Know that taking care of the house and the children is seen as feminine in many countries
- Know that many jobs can be seen as typically male and typically female, but these stereotypes are not always the same in different times and countries
- Know why the UN started the International Day of the Girl Child
By the end of this assignment, you will know the meaning of the following terms:
* Gender inequality
* Gender specific
* Gender neutral
* Gendered jobs
* International Day of the Girl Child
The final product for this lesson is to create your own campaign for #GirlsGetEqual and/or #GirlsTakeOver. With this final assignment, you will show you have reached the learning goals.
The final product will be graded by your teacher.
Your teacher will grade the assignment based on the following:
- Content: Does your campaign plan motivate people to participate?
- Form: Did you take care to give your text the right layout?
- Language mistakes: Do your answers to the questions and the final assignment not contain too many language mistakes?
You will work by yourself for this lesson. The final assignment will be done in groups of 3 or 4.