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Declaration of Human Rights

Goal 5: Gender Equality


Power point presentation of the declaration of Human Rights.


stopwatchLess than 1 hour

circular-line-with-word-age-in-the-center13 – 21 years old



Learning Objectives
  • – knowledge of Goal 5: Gender Equality
  • – knowledge of the declaration of Human Rights
  • – to be critically reflective

Behavioural competences

  • Respect


  • Society reflection

Lifelong learning key competences

Social and civic competences


Computer and projector (white board)


Read the comments for each slide (below each slide)

Useful videos to introduce the goal/theme:


The story of Human Rights (ca. 10 min.)


Gender Equality: Now (3 min)


Gender equality means empowering women and girls(2 min)


Discrimination Against Women


Show the power point – and make a discussion.

Afterwards, let the students make a short theme spot of one of the discussion areas e.g. a small video spot.


Complete the reflection work sheet connected to Gola no. 5

The first part of the work sheet is to be completed before class, but the remaining parts are to be used for summing up and evaluating the theme in class.

Followup suggestions

Class discussion

  • What is the background for the SDGs?
  • Is it realistic?
  • Which one of the goals do you find most important? Why?

Look at the other exercises connected to the SDGs

Ideas for actions

”If you are a woman, know your rights and stand up for them”, “Make gender equality part of training and education. Young people should be supported in choosing jobs that advance their future, regardless of their gender”. Read more about the 170 daily actions here: http://www.youneedtoknow.ch/

Reflection Sheet

Appendix 1 – PP Uni Decl Hum Rights

Appendix 2 – Human Rights theory vs reality for gender