Girl Rising uses the power of storytelling to change the way the world values girls and their education and to ignite change. In this activity, students will be introduced to the importance of educating girls and the idea that they have personal agency and the power to take action and effect change.
This lesson is part of a collection of topics on Share My Lesson from Girl Rising that work in conjunction with each other. Students can choose to watch three of nine videos at this link. The lesson also includes teacher instructions, a student worksheet, an introduction and infographic on the importance of educating girls, issue fact sheets on Cultural Influences and Oppression, Statistics Used in Girl Rising, and a Take Action Guide.