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561. How do you show
appreciation to the women in your life? What are some ways in which you can be
more respectful and kind, particularly on this international holiday?
562. Why do you think
it's important for women to have equal education throughout the world? Why
might some people in power want to withhold education from women?
563. In some parts of
the world, women are forced into marriages at a very young age and are punished
if they refuse. Why do you think it's important for a woman to be able to marry
who she wants?
564. There are many
important women inventors, artists, and business creators in the world, but
they are often overshadowed by male accomplishments. Why are women’s
achievements sometimes ignored or disregarded?
565. Imagine that you
have been sent several hundred years in the past to observe how differently
women were treated. What are some things you might notice? How has the world
changed in its views toward women since then?
566. Sexism is when one
gender is treated unfairly or like the inferior gender. What are some ways in
which you've noticed sexism toward men or women? Why do you think sexism still
Men's Day is November 19, but it doesn't seem to get as much attention as the
women's version of the holiday. Why do you think that is? What things might be
celebrated on International Men's Day?
568. Create a conversation
between a grandmother and granddaughter discussing how women's rights have
changed in the last 50 years. How would the granddaughter feel about some of
her elder's stories? Why?
569. How can boys and
men help to stop gender inequality? What are some reasons they might be
interested in helping out?
570. Imagine that you
were not allowed to remove a head covering even on the hottest days of the
year. How would that make you feel? Why might you not enjoy it?
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