Resources for Teaching About Sexual Harassment, Assault, and Violence Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw While the recent #MeToo movement has amplified the problem of sexual harassment and violence, such violence has…
Resources for Teaching and Learning About Child Marriage
by Marsha Rakestraw When she was 11-years-old in the 1970s, Sherry Johnson was forced to marry the 20-year-old man who…
8 Resources for Teaching About #MeToo and Sexual Harassment
by Marsha Rakestraw Update: We’ve added two new resources on 2/26/18. The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements continue to expand the…
11 Activities to Help Students Understand Different Perspectives
by Marsha Rakestraw In mid-January, two boys, ages 12 and 13, killed more than 500,000 bees and destroyed tens of…
Child Marriage
Global Issues Guides
Find resources (videos, lesson plans, articles, books, and more) to help you learn and/or teach about issues related to child…
9 Resources for Teaching About Unconscious Bias
by Marsha Rakestraw We all have biases. We’ve heard many times that those biases are an evolutionary adaptation that helped…
5 Must-See Films About Masculinity
by Marsha Rakestraw “Strength is about adapting to change, not about retreating from it and lashing back with violence out…
India’s Daughter
Videos/Movies
by Leslee Udwin 2012 63 min Twenty-three-year-old medical student Jyoti Singh was on her way home after watching a movie.…
Let’s Be Women Who Support Women, For Our Daughters’ Sake
by Jessie Huart Sullivan Last year, I became a mom for the first time to a beautiful daughter. I was…
4 Videos for Introducing Privilege
by Marsha Rakestraw When I was in school, we never talked about privilege. I think the first time it was…
Why We Need to “Degender” Children’s Toys (video)
by Marsha Rakestraw “Toys are far more gendered today than at any point over the 20th century.” In her TEDx…
Tips for Selecting Anti-Bias Children’s Books
by Marsha Rakestraw Stories are a powerful tool. They teach us about the world and ourselves; they influence our values;…