Human Rights Educreation

You will be assigned one of these current topics.  You will work with one partner to investigate it.  These are the requirements for this project.

You will report your findings in the Educreations App.

  1. Define and explain the current topic.  What is the issue?  What human rights are being violated?  Reference the Declaration of Human Rights.  Also, clarify which type of rights are being violated:  participation, protection or provision.
  2. Identify one specific action the United Nations could take to assist in improving this situation.  Make specific reference to one of the UN actions that we researched.
  3. Identify one of the six International Organizations (NGO) we studied that would be best for assisting with improving this situation.  Explain what actions they could take.
  4. Identify one specific person who is or may make the world aware of the situation.  Explain why they are the right person to broadcast the situation, and what actions they could take.

Topics:

Participation

Statelessness-

IRIN: An Ambitious Plan to End Statelessness

Free Speech-

World Affairs: The Hong Kong Moment

NPR: Cuban Dissidents Thwarted Before Havana Demonstration

Elections-

TIME Magazine: The Battle For Nigeria


Protection

Child Soldiers-

IRIN: Afghanistan: Child soldiers operating on several fronts

Refugees-

BBC: Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan

Equality-

TIME Magazine: Saudi Women Right-to-Drive Activists Deploy Twitter, Face Terrorism Court

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Provision

Education –

TIME Magazine: Who’s Minding the Gap

Healthcare-

The Atlantic: What the U.S. Can Learn From Brazil’s Healthcare Mess

NPR: Measles Is A Killer: It Took 100,000 Lives Worldwide Last Year

IRIN: After Ebola: What Next for Africa’s Healthcare systems

Environment-

The Guardian: Kenya climate change

Housing-

TIME Magazine: The End of Cailbrini-Green

Human Rights Educreation Rubric

Notes about Educreations

You must create an account.

REMEMBER TO USE THE SAME iPAD EACH DAY.

Educreations drafts will only be available on that iPad.

You and your teammate can each build Educreation slides, take screenshots and airdrop work to one another.

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