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Gender Equity


Are You Biased against Women Leaders?: Gender discrimination can be eliminated by becoming aware of unconscious biases we formulate. Audience: High School
The Trouble with Women’s History Month | Teaching Tolerance:  Diversity, Equity and Justice-Issues with Women’s History Month in our society. Audience: Middle and High School
United States of Wage Gaps-The New York Times: Wage gap between men and women in the United States. Audience: Middle and High School
Women at Work: BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Statistics on working women. Audience: Middle and High School
Using-Visual History Testimony-in-Classroom (PDF): Tips to help educators teach with testimony about tolerance, diversity, and individual perspective effectively in the classroom. Audience: Middle and High School
The Importance of Female Voices | Teaching Tolerance -Diversity, Equity and Justice: Discussion questions relating to women equity. Audience: Middle and High School
Year of the Woman: For the first time ALL Olympic teams include female athletes:  Women in the Olympics in 2011.

Audience: Middle and High School
Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice: Exposing Gender Bias:  Teacher’s gender biases toward students at schools.

Audience: Middle and High School
Editorial Cartoons: An Introduction | Teaching Tolerance: Diversity, Equity and Justice Lesson on gender discriminatio.

Audience: Middle and High School
How a Room Full of Teen Girls Reacted to This Year's Super Bowl Ads | Adweek: Teenagers react to commercials of the Super Bowl. Audience: Middle and High School
Always #LikeAGirl - YouTube:  Advertisement that makes people realize “like a girl” is a stereotype. Audience: Middle and High School
For Women All over the World:  An ad targeting women to not hold back. Audience:  Middle and High School
Eight ads that shatter tired gender stereotypes | The Guardian -Examples of ads that shatter gender stereotypes. Audience: Middle and High School
Gender Stereotyping | Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice:  Lesson on gender stereotypes. Audience: Middle School
Google Image Search Has A Gender Bias Problem:  Google Image search follows through with gender stereotypes. Audience: Middle and High School
Women Review Sexist Vintage Ads:  People compare sexist ads from the past and present. Audience: High School

Always #LikeAGirl -UnstoppableAds that point out girls and the stereotypes with limitations. Audience: Middle and High School
Being Unstoppable #LikeAGirl:  Video explores what the company, Always, has achieved over the past 30 years for puberty education. Audience: Middle and High School
Women and minorities in Texas state government:  Women who work in the Texas government make less money than white men. Audience: Middle and High School
Culture and Gender Stereotyping in Advertisements: The way in which advertisements reinforce culture and gender stereotypes.

Audience: Middle and High School
Roles | The Gender Ads Project:  A project focused on gender advertisements. Audience: Middle and High School
The Hamilton I’d Put on the $10 Bill -The New York Times:  The issue and controversy with putting women on bills.

Audience: Middle and High School
EdChange: Handouts on Equity, Diversity, Multicultural Education, Social Justice: Gender equity facts handouts.

Audience: Middle and High School
Megan Kamerick: Women should represent women in media: Women in news media are underrepresented Audience: Middle and High School
Who is Malala Yousafzai? (PDF):  Lessons for students to learn about Malala Yousafzai. Audience: Middle School
Women Who Changed the World:  Video compilation of women who changed the world. Audience: Middle and High School
The importance of educating girls:  Videos about the importance of girls’ education especially in other parts of the world.

Audience: Middle and High School

UNwomen.org/en/infographic/human-rights: Infographic with facts about discrimination against women. Audience: Middle and High
Life Improvements For Women:  The rights women did not have in the 1920s. Audience: Middle and High School
Women's History Month Resources (PDF):  Curriculum for Women’s History Month. Audience: Middle and High School
UN Live United Nations Web TV:  Malala Yousafzai addresses Youth Assembly at UN on her 16th birthday. Audience: Middle and High School
The Swedish Women's Lobby:  Ad Watch is a campaign that urge people to act and react against sexist and gender stereotypical advertising. Audience: Middle and High School
Why It's Unfortunate That 'Sex Sells' in Advertising and in Life:  Sexual advertisements are being used to sell brands.

Audience: High School
Rational Dress Reform, Victorian Bloomers and Cycling Costumes: Women of the 17th Century made dress reforms.

Audience: Middle and High School
UN Women: Women asks Arab men and women to switch gender roles.
What If We Changed Roles?:  A social experiment in which gender roles were switched. Audience: Middle and High School
International Women's Day: Sexism rife in textbooks, says Unesco - BBC News:  UNESCO gathered examples of how textbooks could limit girls’ expectations of themselves. Audience: Middle and High School
Obstacles Hamper Saudi Women From Registering To Vote:  Saudi Arabian women are allowed to vote for the first time but they are facing many obstacles. Audience: Middle and High School
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media - See Jane:  An institute that focuses on gender in the media. Audience: Middle and High School

39 Stunning Images Of Women At Work All Over The World:  Images of women working. Audience: Middle and High School

2015Youthcomm Teacher Lesson: Pretty Lies - Trisha Gustave- Guided activities to teach about ads students see in their daily lives. Audience: Middle School