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Global Issues - Human Trafficking
Transcript of Global Issues - Human Trafficking
Take a look at the following images:
How are the women in these images being depicted as opposed to the men in the previous images.
It's Hard Out There For a Pimp
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Examine the following advertisement for pop chips Using the See-Think-Wonder W.S.
unequal treatment due to attitudes that are based on gender.
Activator: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Match the word with the appropriate advertisement
1. dismemberment 2. Objectification 3. Gender Bias
hallmarks of objectification include: (1) interchangeability; (2) reduction to appearance; (3) being an instrument for someone else’s purpose; (4) inertness or passivity; and (5) capacity to being violated or lacking bodily integrity.
Activator: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The 13th amendment is often credited for abolishing slavery within the United States.
Do you believe this amendment was successful at accomplishing that feat? Why or why not?
Human Trafficking Statistics
Estimated 14,500-17,500 women & children trafficked into U.S. yearly
Estimated 100,000 American citizens trafficked each year
12-14 yrs. is the avg. age of girls in U.S. trafficked for sex
Estimated that 27 million individuals are enslaved today
Human trafficking is estimated to be a $32 billion industry
Activoootor: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013
To the left are two Halloween costumes from the 1990's. Turn to a partner and discuss the following question:
How do you think these costumes have evolved/changed from the 1990's to today?
Activator: Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Activator: Monday, November 4, 2013
Take out the handout from Friday that examined the State penalties for “Prostitution, Being a Customer, Being a Pimp, and Owning a Brothel. In the space provided below identify 3 of the 5 states penalties that you found most disturbing and why?
Activator: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Use the See-Think-Wonder W.S. to analyze the political cartoon to the left.
Do you think Legalizing Prostitution would decrease the number of individuals trafficked for sex? Why or why not?
Activator: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Take out the handout that you received yesterday and discuss with your partner your overall reactions to the reading about the wearing of the niqab within the courtroom.
Should women be allowed to wear their veils when testifying in court? Why or why not?
Was the judge's ruling out of line? Why or why not?
Is banning the wearing of the niqab & the burka in western societies a violation of the rights of Muslim women? Why or why not?
Who are the Taliban?
1. What were your initial reactions to the article "Taliban Violently Campaigns Against Girls' Education in Northwest Pakistan"
What did you find most disturbing/surprising about the article and why?
Knowing Maulana Fazlullah, the new leader of the Pakistani Taliban's perspective on women and education what issues might arise in the upcoming years.
What can the Pakistani Government due to prevent such atrocities from taking place?
Are there some symbols that should not be re-appropriated? If so what makes it acceptable to re-appropriate something versus not acceptable?
Should we support Kanye West in his attempt to rebrand/reappropriate the Confederate flag, a symbol that has stood for White supremacy and slavery?
Do you think it is possible to re-appropriate a symbol of oppression into one of empowerment? Why or why not?
Activator: November 21, 2013
Take a minute and analyze the political cartoon below.
What is the author trying to portray about individuals who wear the burqa?
def. to take exclusive possession of/ownership of.
The N Word
Would you consider the wearing of the Burka, in the show burka avenger, to be a re-appropriation of the burka? Why or why not?
Do you believe that the creators of the Burka Avenger should have had the superhero in the Burka Avenger wear the Burqa? Why or why not?
Brainstorm and record any differences that you can think of between the sexes: Male & Female. You will have 3 minutes.
Activator: Monday, March 10, 2014
On the back of your activator I would like you to brainstorm characteristics of the following: Masculine vs. Feminine
You will have 3 minutes to do this.
Sex vs. Gender
Sex: refers to Male or Female
anatomical differences that separate the two sexes
Gender: refers to the cultural or learned significance of what it means to be a certain sex.
Everyday Gender Stereotypes
1. Raising Children
Where are gender stereotypes seen?
2. Western Culture
3. Media and Movies
How Are Gender Roles/Stereotypes Reinforced at a Young Age?
Gender Stereotypes: Traditional Belief
(Role of Women)
Until 2001, if a man discovered that his wife was not a virgin when they were married he could annul the marriage
Brazilian fathers also had unrestricted legal rights to make decisions for their family.
Jordan, Pakistan, Iran
If a woman is raped it is seen as a crime against the family, making the woman who was raped guilty of dishonoring her family.
Although illegal in these countries the tradition of an honor killing is used.
As you watch these videos, record anything that you were surprised or shocked by.
Activator: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
What does this image reveal about Barbie's proportions?
Activator: Friday, March 21, 2014
Discuss with your group the overall message of the political cartoon below.
Activator: Monday, March 24, 2014
What is the overall message of the image below?
1. Take out your “Supply and Demand: Human Trafficking in the Global Economy” & Your Answering the Call: Creating Your Own Plan to Prevent Human Trafficking.
2. In your groups, discuss the plans that you and your group members created to prevent human trafficking from happening.
a. If you feel that one of your group members overlooked a certain aspect, be sure to address what aspect was overlooked and how you might be able to resolve it.
Activator: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Is Nevada onto Something?
Would legalizing prostitution reduce the number of individuals trafficked for sex?
In regards to enforcing what is morally right, to what extent should professional athletes and organizations hold themselves to the average person. Should they hold themselves to a higher standard, same, or lower standard and why?
Activator: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Activator: Monday, November 10, 2014
Analyze the following political cartoon; does this political cartoon change your opinion about the NFL as an organization? Why or why not?
Do you think the message by Roger Goodell is genuine? Why or why not?
If not, what is the purpose of this address?
Statistics About Rape:
64% of women who reported being raped, sexually assaulted, and/or stalked were victimized by a current or former husband, cohabiting partner, boyfriend, or date.
The U.S. Justice Department estimates that only 26% of rapes and attempted rapes are ever reported to the police.
Only 5% of perpetrators will ever spend a day in jail
Activator: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
How does this advertisement contribute to the on going problem of Rape myth and violence towards women?
Activator: Tuesday, June 8, 2015
The Emancipation Proclamation (1863) & the 13th Amendment (1865) were established to end slavery within the United States. In your opinion does slavery still exist within the United States? If so, in what forms does it exist? If not, why not?
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced”
– James Baldwin
Explain the importance of the following quote and why it's important to educate ourselves about the issues of the world
Activator: Monday, November 17, 2014
After examining these two documents, explain why the Confederate states would be so opposed to the prohibition of slavery. Be sure to use evidence from the text to support your claim.
Using the principle of supply and demand how might the international community apply this concept to help reduce the number of people that are trafficked? What strategies might they be able to implement in order to address/reduce the # of people trafficked? of supply and demand
Under the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, in schools and government buildings people must use the bathroom that corresponds with their "biological sex," defined as the one "stated on a person's birth certificate."
Take a couple of minutes to reflect on this picture. Is the policy it is describing right? Wrong? Why?
1. Should the United States ratify an amendment that would enable transgender individuals to use public bathrooms of the gender they identify with? If so, how should it be handled? Explain. If not, why not?
Activator: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Analyze the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and answer the question “Is it ever justified to deny someone of their human rights?” Why or why not?
14. Dominica — Up to 25 years in prison and a possible psychiatric treatment.
19. Ghana — A prison term between five and 25 years.
22. Guyana — Two years to life in prison.
24. Iran — Death penalty.
33. Maldives — House arrest for women; banishment or whippings for men.
34. Mauritania — Death penalty by public stoning.
35. Mauritius — Up to five years in jail for men; same-sex relations between women are legal.
41. Nigeria — Death penalty for men and whipping and/or imprisonment for women in 12 northern Nigerian states. Up to 14 years in jail in the rest of the country.