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Be the change: Women for the world

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Laura Mackie

on 7 August 2016

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the change: Women for the world

What have you enjoyed most about today so far?

What has been one challenge of the day?

Evening Theme: Women for the World
Hillary Rodham Clinton

o What does social justice and fighting for equality mean?

o What are some important current issues in Japan/Globally/Within the US?

o How can one contribute/be educated about current issues?

o What is a goal you would like to set for yourself to address an issue in the future (example: create a recycling project in your school, recycle more at home).

Daily Check-in
1. Who are some women that you think have helped change the world or have made the world better? (How did they make change?)

2. Are there common themes amongst these women?

3. Why do you think that women are great leaders?

~Today we are going to discuss change-makers, and how we can aspire to be like them!
Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic candidate for President in the election in November 2016. She is the first female candidate to win this status, and may be the first female president of the United States.
Malala Yousafzai
In 2013, Malala was called "the most famous teenager in the world" by German news outlet Deutsche Welle. She has received many awards for her activism to support girls' access to education. She received the Nobel Peace prize in 2014 for her work. Malala became world famous following the support she received after a failed assassination attempt by the Taliban in Pakistan. Malala's work has influenced global initiatives, and was connected to Pakistan's passing of the "First Right to Education Bill" in 2015. She has written a book and many articles, speaks around the world, and there have been several documentaries made about her. Malala began calling herself a feminist in 2015 after being inspired by actress Emma Watson's work with the "HeforShe" campaign addressing gender equality through the United Nations.
Sayaka Osakabe
"Sayaka Osakabe is a Japanese women's rights activist. She pursued legal action for enforcement of Japan's Equal Opportunities law and obtained recognition from the government that maternal harassment is illegal." In 2015 she won the "International Women of Courage Award" from the U.S. State Department. She is the founder of Matahara which seeks improvement of equality within employment for men and women in Japan.
Hillary was the first lady of Arkansas, first lady of the U.S (1993-2001), NY State Senator (2001-2009) and the U.S. Secretary of State (2009-2013).
Hillary's philanthropic work includes work with the "Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation". She has supported girls' progress through initiatives to address girls' enrollment in secondary education worldwide and through her leadership with the"No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project" which studies girls' progress globally.

o What is a goal you would like to set for yourself to fix an important problem in the future (example: create a recycling project in your school or recycle more at home).

Challenge for Change
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