Malala: Standing Up For Girls

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Subject:
Humanities, Social Sciences
Provider:
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Collection:
Teachable Moment
Level:
High School
Abstract:

This lesson focuses on the story of Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani girl whose public stance in favor of the education of girls made her the target of a Taliban assassination attempt in October 2012. The lesson has students learn a little about Pakistan, and read and discuss Malala's blog. Because the context of the story is important and complex, background information is provided.

Language:
English
Material Type:
Activities and Labs, Lesson Plans, Simulations, Video Lectures
Media Format:
Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML, Video

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