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Women's rights teaching resources

Women's rights Teaching Resources

These hard-hitting resources encourage pupils to consider how gender inequality affects communities and disrupts the lives of women and men around the world. Ideal for use in marking International Women’s Day.


Shilpy, a woman's leader trained in one of ActionAid's Rights Cafes. Savar, Bangladesh.

Photo: Nicola Bailey/ActionAid

What is inequality? - Gender

This resource is full of simple activities to get your pupils thinking about what gender inequality means and how it effects people’s lives around the world. Includes the starter activity ‘What is inequality?’ and a case study of how ActionAid has helped women farmers in Sierra Leone.

Female genital mutilation (FGM) teaching resources

Created for Key Stage 3 and 4 citizenship and PSHE classes, these resources focus on dispelling myths around FGM. They also include the powerful stories of those who have been affected by FGM and those who are working to eradicate it.