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This section includes links to relevant teaching aides such as PowerPoint slides and video material, that could help the lecturer teach the issues covered by the Module. Lecturers can adapt the slides to their needs.

PowerPoint presentation




Video material

  • Girl toys vs boy toys: the experiment (2017). BBC Stories.
  • Business and Women's Human Rights: Women Migrant Workers (2015). International Women's Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific.  » This video looks at the factors pushing women to migrate to other countries in search of employment; jobs that migrant women workers are limited to; discriminations faced before, during, and after migration; lack of protection in informal sectors; and how CEDAW General Recommendation No.26 is relevant to address the issue.
  • Everyday sexism (2014). TEDx Covent Garden Women.  » Bates discusses the inspiration for launching her award winning Everyday Sexism Project and the responses she has received to it
  • Everyday sexism (2014). TEDx Oxford.  » Bates confronts the realities of everyday sexism at UK universities. Quoting from eyewitness reports, she tells shocking stories of women being expected to "race to strip" as part of initiations; point scoring systems for sleeping with (especially virgin) freshers; and male freshers being forced to watch pornography.
  • Understanding My Privilege (2016). TEDxPasadenaWomen.  » University Chancellor, Susan E. Borrego, reflects on her life as an emancipated minor and dissects the emotionally charged conversation surrounding race relations in the United States. This raconteur uses her powerful first-person account of "White Privilege" and "Black Lives Matter" to underscore the responsibility each one of us has to bring about change.
  • Wiring a Web For Global Good (2009). Global Ted.  » Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown discusses how technology can assist us to tackle the big issues of poverty and climate change, security and terrorism, and human rights and development.
  • What is Privilege? (2015). Buzzfeed.
  • Implicit bias - how it affects us and how we push through (2014). TEDx Flour City.
  • Always #LikeAGirl (2014). Always.   » Combatting and raising awareness of the negative impact the expression "like a girl" has on the confidence of young girls and women.
  • The power of privilege (2014). TEDxRVAWomen.   » Tiffany has directed organizational development, marketing, and community outreach initiatives for over 10 years. She founded TMI Consulting, the world's first Diversity and Inclusion Certified Benefit Corporation. TMI Consulting designed and facilitated a very successful series of transatlantic cooperative civic-engagement workshops in the US and the EU for the German Marshall Fund as well as a Congressional Leadership series of bipartisan dialogues on race and democracy.
  • Why Gender Equality is Good for Everyone - Men Included (2015). TedWomen.  » Kimmel highlights that "privilege is invisible to those who have it".
  • How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion (2012). TEDx Timberlane Schools.
  • How Blind Auditions Prevent Gender Blindness (2017). Media Partners.
  • Feminine Beauty: A Social Construct?  » ThisYouTube video discusses the argument forwarded by Simone de Beauvoir that resistance to male stereotypes of beauty can mean greater equality.
  • The Good Samaritan episode (1998). Seinfeld.  » The episode excerpted here explores a fantasy scenario in which, unbeknown to the characters, the state they are visiting had imposed a positive legal duty on bystanders to rescue those in need (in this case involving a car-jacking).
  • The drowning child (2011). The Carnegie Council.
  • The Challenges of Medical Care in a Caring Democracy (2013).  » Tronto outlines four elements of the EoC: attentiveness, responsibility, competence and responsiveness
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