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Four Must-See Films About Sexual Assault

by Marsha Rakestraw Although the “Stanford rape case” has garnered the most attention lately, the sexual assault of women and girls is a regular occurrence. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, in the US, 1 in 5 women will be raped at some time in their lives. The treatment of many girls and…

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Resources: Picturing Oppression

Picturing Oppression

Use images from magazines and other sources to spark students to consider the ways oppression, exploitation and dominance of animals and other people are still prevalent. Recommended for grades 7 and up. Time 60-90 minutes   Common Core Standards for this activity (pdf): Download Common Core for grades 7-8. Download Common Core for grades 9-12….

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