Tuesday, 19 November 2013


After learning about Malala Yousasfai, we'll go deeper into the issue of gender gap in the following days.

"The first step to solving a problem is recognizing there is one"

In a powerful video project, Brown University (New England) student Emma Hall asked some of her classmates to read out statements generated by Google autofill searches for phrases like "women want" and "men should." Some of the examples? "Women want money" and "men should be able to hit women."

Watch what they came up with:

In groups you're going to do some research on Gender Gap in the world in aspects such as education, politics, economy, science, society....

Below you have different links to focus your study on. Try to get the most important information to later present to the rest of the groups what you learnt.


Watch the video by the World Economic Forum and comment on the initiatives they're carrying out to try to close the Gender Gap.



  • Gender Pay Gap: Study the following infographic and draw conclusions to share with the whole class. You can do further research.

The surprising truth about gender pay gap
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  • The Gender Gap in Computer Science. Study the infographic below and explain the reason for the gap and the latest tendency.
Closing The Gender Gap In Computer Science
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  • Watch the video below with a summary of the report carried out by the World Economic Forum on Global Gender Gap and share what you understood. Don't forget to mention the reasons why Gender Gap does not benefit any country.

  • Are men and women planets apart? Study the infographic below and share your findings with the class:

Are Men & Women Still Planets Apart?
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1 comment:

  1. Laura D, Carmen, Manuel: Group 6
    Ivan, Sergio, Maria: Group 5
    Guillermo, Ines, Paula: Group 4
    Miriam, Paola, Nora: Group 3
    Zoraida, Laura, Lucia: Group 2
    Jose, Ricardo, Irene, Isaac: Group 1