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International Womens Day from Imaginatio on Vimeo.

Watch the following video and find out why these artists from different parts of the world believe promoting women’s rights is important.

  • Why is it important for Anoushka Shankar?
  • Why does she consider herself a lucky woman?
  • In Buika‘s opinion, how would the world be a better place to live?
  • What does Idan Raichel hope about women’s rights in the future?
  • In A. Kidjo’s opinion, what happens if we don’t respect women’s rights?
  • Yuna learned about women’s rights at school. Why does she consider important to know them? 
  • Who is Rokia Traeré grateful to?
  • What make Jim Diamon  be aware of women’s situation?

(Click on POST ACTIVITIES to check possible answers)

“From China to Costa Rica, from Mali to Malaysia, acclaimed singers and musicians, women and men, have come together to spread a message of unity and solidarity: We are “One Woman”, written by UN Women.
This year, International Women’s Day focuses on ending violence against women — a gross human rights violation that affects up to 7 in 10 women and a top priority for UN Women. As commemorations are underway in all corners of the globe, “One Woman” reminds us that together, we can overcome violence and discrimination.” (UN Women)


(Click on POST ACTIVITIES to find ONE WOMAN exercises and Full Lyrics)

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This entry was posted on 08/03/2013 by in Human Rights, Listening, Social Issues.
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