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Resources for Teaching about Gender-Based Violence (English, French, Spanish, Chinese, and Banga)

Liz Poulsen
Posted August 31, 2015 from United States
Expired on October 30, 2015

The files attached here offer information and activities for teaching about gender-based violence. They might be useful for girls' or women's groups, or for school activities.

The files come from the UN Population Council's "It's All One" curriculum. The full curriculum has materials for teaching about gender, sexuality, reproductive health, and communication and relationship skills. The full curriculum can be accessed here:http://www.popcouncil.org/research/its-all-one-curriculum-guidelines-and...

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(English) Gender-based Violence Guidelines and Activities
(French) Gender-based Violence Guidelines and Activities
(Spanish) Gender-based Violence Guidelines and Activities
(Chinese) Gender-based Violence Activities
(Banga) Gender-based Violence Activities

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Elvire
Sep 26, 2015
Sep 26, 2015

Thanks a lot, Liz.

We are currently running a programme on the same topic and it is good to have additional materials. The enrichment that we anticipate from having more resources gives me joy.

It is really aching to see women cry, when they would be appreciated and celebrated for giving life, bringing joy, healing and comfort; it is also diffucult to observe that the tenderness, care, smiles that they readily share are easily ignored.

One day, hopefully soon, this story will change. I hope that it disappears with the adult and older generations of the current times.

How I wish those who are not born yet and the younger are educated accordingly.

Liz Poulsen
Oct 07, 2015
Oct 07, 2015

Hello Elvire - 

I'm glad to hear that these materials might be useful for you! I wish you all the best with your program and hope that you will share shories with us about the challenges and successes that you face.

Yes, I agree that womens' tenderness is often not appreciated. We must also remember that men can be tender too, and that we should try to encourage this tenderness instead of teaching men that they must always be strong. I believe that allowing men to develop their emotional side, which they possess naturally but are often taught to surpress, will do wonders for reducing violence against women around the world. At least, I think this is the case in my country--do you think this is true in Cameroon?

In solidarity,

Liz

Adahmbah
Oct 07, 2015
Oct 07, 2015

Hello Liz,

Thanks alot for sharing.I hope to see more material on sexual reproductive health rights of women and girls.

My Regards

Adah

Liz Poulsen
Oct 07, 2015
Oct 07, 2015

Hello Adah -

I actually have lots of materials on sexual and reproductive health--I used to teach this topic. I don't remember how much of the materials are in English (I used to teach in Spanish) but if you are interested just let me know and I will look into it and make sure to share them with you!

Best,

Liz

Adahmbah
Oct 19, 2015
Oct 19, 2015

Hello Liz,

Thanks very much for the concern and support.

I actually need these materials in English and even  hard copies..

I shall be so delighted to recieve these materials.

Love

Adah

Liz Poulsen
Oct 19, 2015
Oct 19, 2015

Hi Adah - 

I just emailed you with some resources, let me know if you have any trouble accessing them. For anyone else who is interested in additional curricula for teaching about sexual/reproductive health and other related topics, I have posted some more resources here: https://www.worldpulse.com/en/community/resources/library/62077.

Warmly,

Liz

Lori
Nov 23, 2015
Nov 23, 2015

Thank you so much for sharing, Liz! I agree with Tam, it's much better to not have to re-invent the wheel every time. :-)

Mauwa Brigitte
Oct 21, 2015
Oct 21, 2015

Hi!

Thank you for the document violence many women, girls do not know it, he takes a sensitization to prepare the gĂ©niture as tomorrow's future depends on it. I enjoy this kind of document to the defense of women, girls in the community. 

Tamarack Verrall
Nov 14, 2015
Nov 14, 2015

Hi Liz,

Thanks for this information. It is so helpful rather than try to recreate the wheel. I can think of teachers here who would welcome it, and am happy to share it with them.

Tam