Education resources on women's rights

Amal - Youth, Power, Action Summit 2018
Amal - Youth, Power, Action Summit 2018 © Amnesty International

Bring the women's rights movement into the classroom and explore gender inequalities with students.

Violence against women

Activities tailored for different ages from 11-18 and curricula looking at how to combat violence against women.

Global Gender Inequality

Activities tailored to meet the needs of different age groups from 11-18 and curricula exploring gender issues relating to language, stereotyping and socialised inequalities.

Claiming Women’s Rights

Three lessons of activities to explore the women's rights movement, throughout history and across the globe, including examples of key female human rights defenders.

Books and Activities

Click on the following links to read more about these books. Each page includes accompanying teaching notes with lesson plans, discussion points and activities relating to the book.

The Lie Tree

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Lots of talking points on The Lie Tree, a wonderfully evocative and atmospheric novel by Frances Hardinge, award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night.

After the Fire

Discussion points and activities based on this book, inspired by a real-life American cult, about faith, survival, acceptance and freedom.

The Sleeper and the Spindle

Discussion points and activities on The Sleeper and the Spindle. This book is a darker twist on classic fairy tales and explores the human rights values of justice, equality and solidarity.

The Stars at Oktober Bend

Questions and activities based on this powerful story about two broken children dealing with loss.