For students to see the different aspects of what being a woman in Latin America entails and some of the inequalities they face, as well as some of the ways they take action.
LINKS TO THE CURRICULUM
Junior Cycle: Strand 1. Communicative Competence, linked to 1.10, 1.17 and Strand 3: Socio-cultural knowledge and intercultural awareness, linked to LO 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
Senior Cycle: III. Cultural awareness 1, 3, 4, 5
Give one envelope to each group and ask them to compile the information and present it to the rest of the group on a poster. The envelopes will contain information about the following topics:
- Mujeres que luchan
- Mujeres indigenas
- Mujeres en el trabajo
PRACTISE YOUR SPANISH
- Apart from reading the Information in Spanish, they can write key words in Spanish on their posters.
- Students should use as much Spanish as possible in their presentation.
- Ask students to share what they think of the realities they have read about and how they relate to their own experience or to Ireland.
CONNECTIONS WITH IRELAND AND TAKING ACTION
Explore some of the active campaigns for women in Latin America, and invite students take one on board and organise an action around it. For example, you can look at Ni Una Menos (www.niunamenos.com.ar/). Or explore how our consumer behaviour can have an impact on women’?s rights by learning about the campaign Clean Clothes www.cleanclothes.org/.