Teachers' Resources

Links to human rights resources for educators at all student levels, focusing on conflict- associated (armed) rape, child soldiers, and genocide.

 

Teachers' Resources


Whether you teach in a high school or a graduate program, we hope the following links will be useful to you in your classroom.

Be sure to contact us if you would like more information or have any special requests.

Picturing Moral Courage: The Rescuers, in display at the BBI Centar, Sarajevo, in July 2011. 


The Legacy of Rape

For more information on this project, click here.

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) | Crimes of Sexual Violence
http://www.icty.org/sid/10312

Men Engage | Resources
http://www.menengage.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29:publications&catid=7:resources&Itemid=22

Men Engage | Take Action
http://www.menengage.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=6&Itemid=5

Promundo | Educational Materials
http://www.promundo.org.br/en/publications/home-of-educational-materials/

Promundo | Donate
http://www.promundo.org.br/en/donations/donation/

The New York Times OP-DOCS |  'Congo: The Road to Ruin'
http://nyti.ms/13VeijN

U.N. Department of Political Affairs | Guidance for Mediators: Addressing Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Ceasefire and Peace Agreements
http://www.un.org/wcm/webdav/site/undpa/shared/undpa/pdf/DPA%20Guidance%20for%20Mediators%20on%20Addressing%20Conflict-Related%20Sexual%20Violence%20in%20Ceasefire%20and%20Peace%20Agreements.pdf

UN Women | Addressing Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: An Analytical Inventory of Peacekeeping Practice
http://www.unwomen.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/04D-An-Analytical-inventory-of-Peacekeeping-Practice.pdf

U.S Institute of Peace | Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators
http://www.buildingpeace.org/train-resources/educators/peacebuilding-toolkit-educators

U.S. Institute of Peace | Wartime Sexual Violence
http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR323.pdf

WHO, U.N., World Bank | Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: principles and interventions
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/75179/1/WHO_RHR_HRP_12.18_eng.pdf

 

 

RESCUERS

For more information on this project, click here.

 Florida Center for Instructional Technology | A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/people/rescuer2.htm, http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/people/rescuer.htm

Holocaust Museum Houston | Why Teach the Holocaust
https://www.hmh.org/ed_why_teach.shtml
https://www.hmh.org/ed_academic_progs.shtml

Milwaukee Jewish Federation | Teachers' Guide: Superheroes or Ordinary People? Rescuers of the Holocaust
http://www.holocaustcentermilwaukee.org/docs/Rescuers%20Teachers%20Guide%204-5-12.pdf 

Rwanda Genocide Documentary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3DrvrrSgHI
 

United Stated Holocaust Memorial Museum | What is Genocide?
http://www.ushmm.org/genocide/pdf/timeline.pdf

United Stated Holocaust Memorial Museum | Take Action
http://www.ushmm.org/genocide/pdf/pledgecard.pdf

 

 

CHILD SOLDIERS

For more information on this project, click here.

Child Soldiers Documentary | Study Guide, Documentary Australia Foundation
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Child Soldiers International | Get involved
http://www.child-soldiers.org/get_involved.php

Former Child Soldier Ishmael Beah Recounts His Past
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3DrvrrSgHI

Human Rights Education Associates | Crimes of War - Educator's Guide: Child Soldiers
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=128

Human Rights Watch | Red Hand Day Campaign
http://www.hrw.org/news/2010/01/29/red-hand-day-campaign 

United Nations - Cyber School Bus | Child Soldiers - Teachers Resource: Marie: In the Shadow of the Lion
http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/childsoldiers/whatsgoingon/Marie.pdf

War Child International | Child Soldiers
http://www.warchild.org/links_resources/childsoldiers/childsoldiers.html

CHILDREN

UN Children and Armed Conflict | Zero under 18 Campaign
http://childrenandarmedconflict.un.org/our-work/zero-under-18-campaign/

 

 

DARFUR

For more information on this project, click here.

Connecticut Coalition to Save Darfur | Teaching Resources
http://ctsavedarfur.org/index.php?content=resources_teaching

Karuna Center for Peacebuilding | Peacebuilding Training Guide
http://www.karunacenter.org/training-guide.html

Karuna Center for Peacebuilding
| Donate
https://npo1.networkforgood.org/Donate/Donate.aspx?npoSubscriptionId=1003540

National Geographic Education | What's Happening in Darfur?
http://education.nationalgeographic.com/archive/xpeditions/lessons/03/g68/africadarfur.html?ar_a=1

Oxfam Education | Darfur
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/darfur

Save Darfur
http://www.savedarfur.org/pages/resources

Save Darfur |
Take Action
http://www.savedarfur.org/pages/take_action

Save the Children | Darfur Teaching Resource
http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/resources/online-library/darfur-teaching-resource

 

 

Applies to all projects

Amnesty International | Human Rights Education
http://www.amnestyusa.org/resources/educators

Amnesty International | Youth in Action
http://www.amnestyusa.org/resources/students-and-youth

Amnesty International | Young Professionals Amnesty International Networks (YPAI)
http://www.amnestyusa.org/resources/young-professionals

Amnesty International | Ten ways to make a difference
http://www.amnestyusa.org/get-involved

Human Rights Watch | Support Human Rights
https://secure.hrw.org/site/c.nlIWIgN2JwE/b.8370149/k.2592/Donate__Help_Defend_Human_Rights/apps/ka/sd/donorcustom.asp?msource=homeban

Trial: Track Impunity Always | Resources
http://www.trial-ch.org/en/resources.html

Trial: Track Impunity Always | Get involved
http://www.trial-ch.org/en/support-trial/donate.html 

United States Institute of Peace | Ask an Expert
http://www.buildingpeace.org/act-build-peace/share/ask-expert

United States Institute of Peace | Coping With Peacebuilding Complexity: Cedric de Coning
http://peacemedia.usip.org/resource/coping-peacebuilding-complexity-cedric-de-coning-tedx

United States Institute of Peace | Gender Sensitive Active Non-Violence Training
http://peacemedia.usip.org/resource/gender-sensitive-active-non-violence-training-womens-peacemakers-program 

United States Institute of Peace | Stefan Wolff: The Path to Ending Ethnic Conflicts
http://peacemedia.usip.org/resource/stefan-wolff-path-ending-ethnic-conflicts-tedglobal-2010

United States Institute of Peace | You came, you learned, you're building peace!
http://www.buildingpeace.org/highlights-from-the-2012-2013-school-year

Witness
https://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/600/p/salsa/web/common/public/content?content_item_KEY=12153

 

 

Full-Length Documentaries

Srebrenica - A Cry from the Grave | BBC (1999)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=Fliw801iX84