1) Become aware of the centrality of water and sanitation in our daily lives.
2) Become familiar with the challenges facing people without ready access to safe water and sanitation.
3) Discuss the work UNICEF is doing to bring water, sanitation, and hygiene to children.
Objectives. In this lesson students will: 1) Understand food prices implications. 2) Investigate a country’s level of risk of having a food crisis. 3) Become aware of the special nutritional needs of mothers and newborns. 4) Develop effective advocacy messages.
Objectives. In this lesson students will: 1) Examine some of the global partnerships that are working hard to improve maternal and newborn health. 2) Explore ways to strengthen and maintain these important partnerships.
Students will: 1) Review a strategy designed to address maternal mortality in rural Nepal. 2) Examine the social and economic and factors giving rise to Nepal’s high rate of maternal and neonatal mortality. 3) Identify the challenges, as well as the strengths, of the Female Health Volunteer program in addressing this issue.
Students will: 1) Recognize the scope of maternal and neonatal mortality for women in the developing world. 2) Compare and contrast patterns of maternal and neonatal mortality rates across regions. 3) Identify some of the underlying causes of maternal and neonatal mortality at household, community, and country levels.
Learn about Martha, a teenager from Sierra Leone whose family was affected by armed conflict.
Learn about the story of Himal, a young person in Nepal, whose life is affected by lack of economic opportunity.
Learn about Ali, a young boy from Jordan who works to support his family.
Learn about the story of Nodira as she copes with her disability— this video illustrates the issues and challenges facing today's youth, as well as programs that are working to improve her life.