Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s Empowerment in Syria: Lesson Plan for the Light in Her Eyes

Contributed By: Elisheva Cohen
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: American Documentary, Inc.
Condition of Use: Fair Use for Education

In this lesson, students use video clips from the film, The Light in Her Eyes, to explore the role of religion in society and politics in Syria. Through images of Muslim women in Syria committed to living according to Islam, students will examine how Islam impacts their decisions and actions. The lesson plan includes numerous extension activities on issues of gender in the Arab world. >

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