Girls have equal rights

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  • "Men and women are equal." This is Article 3 Paragraph 2 of our Basic Law. And further: "The state promotes the actual implementation of equality between women and men and works towards the elimination of existing disadvantages (...)." Over the centuries, women have fought for the same rights as men in this country. However, the actual implementation of equality leaves a lot to be desired. The teachers who educate and teach in schools can contribute to equality in our society. Gender education are part of home and general education and also offers the opportunity to deal with this topic as an interdisciplinary teaching unit. The content and goals in the various curricula for primary school are based on the developmental psychological status of primary school children. They also take into account that children - shaped by the family and influenced by the environment - bring different attitudes, expectations and hopes to school. Two illustrated scenes are used to help children become familiar with the different roles of girls (women) and boys (men). deal with. One double page contains different playground scenes and reversals of roles in children. The back shows an identical kitchen scenario with different roles for children and adults. The material was designed in such a way that it can be used in all grades of elementary school as well as in grades 5 and 6 of the orientation level. This edition contains 15 double-page worksheets and a three-page teacher manual.

    Publisher: Federal Agency for Civic Education, Pages: 64, Date of publication: June 15, 2002, Place of publication: Bonn, Order number: 5350