Below are suggested classroom activities to support students' exploration of the films and the documents.
Mary Ann Glendon, author of "A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights," describes how the Universal Declaration of Human Rights came to be and the meaning and role it plays in our world today.
The following questions can be used to facilitate large and small group discussions, prompt reflective writing, develop projects, and evaluate student understanding. For more ideas about how to use these questions to deepen students’ understanding of issues related to international justice, refer to the teaching strategies section of the Facing History website.
Nicholas Kristof addresses the perception that the issues he writes about are depressing.
Nicholas Kristof discusses gender inequity as part of a 2010 Community Conversation.