This Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria lesson plan also includes:
What defines a woman as empowered, and how does this definition compare to the ideas and actions of a group of Muslim women in Syria? After watching a series of video clips from a documentary film about a school for girls in Damascus, learners will discuss gender roles in Syria and how religion can have a profound effect on culture and politics.
- Activity guidelines include several video clips and individual follow-up discussion questions
- Valuable topic for study
- Several interesting extension activities included
- Learners should have some background information on the current political situation and historical context of Syria