Women’s rights

Cheerful black woman holding placard, fighting for women rights

Gender inequality has been present in our society for many centuries. Women’s role was to be a stay-at-home mum who took care of the household, while men could work and develop their careers. In some countries, like China and India, the bias against women went further than discrimination and led to female infanticides. In order […]

Problems in adolescence

adolescence

Teenage years may be very challenging, both for the parents or carer and the teens themselves. Let’s explore some of the aspects that tend to be problematic for adolescents today, referred to as Generation Z. Mental health Complete the text with the words related to the ones given in brackets and check your answers in […]

Gender inequality

The family lawyer shares the figure of a man and a woman on scales

Women’s rights are still an important issue. Even though a big progress has been made in this regard, full gender equality hasn’t been achieved yet. Women are still experiencing discrimination in different aspects of their lives. The discrimination often comes from the representatives of the opposite gender who fail to understand that gender equality is […]

Plastic pollution

Woman on landfill, consumerism versus plastic pollution concept

We are all aware of the harm done by plastic pollution, but few of us know that to fix the problem we do need to understand the life cycle of this material and the products made of it. Artists and companies promote recycling and upcycling, scientists help us dig deeper and analyse the issue. How […]

Homelessness

Homelessness: background

What stereotypes do people have about the homeless? Why do people lose their homes? Why do people stay homeless for years? Do we have a homelessness problem in Poland? What kind of help do homeless people get in Poland? The USA is in the midst of a homelessness crisis caused by the economic recession. People […]

Friendship

Natural friendship

Please read the attached article and then reflect on the following questions. Could you be friends with a virtual cat – basically an app on your phone? How do you like to interact with other people? IRL? On the phone? By chat? Through a video call? By writing an email? Or perhaps through old-style, handwritten […]

Zero waste philosophy

Zero waste refers to a set of principles focused on waste prevention that encourages the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused. The module offers a wide range of materials with practical tips on how to lessen our carbon impact. Study them and use these resources to write an essay; the […]

Global warming

This module provides a collection of videos and exercises connected with the issue of global warming. Watch the National Geographic video which provides a good introduction to the subject. The next two videos show us how we can combat the climate change. The Kurzgesagt video presents us with down-to-earth solutions on how we can avert […]

LGBTQ+

LGBTQ

Materials that may show you different points of view about human rights in societies worldwide. Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Queer + –> (pansexual, intersex, asexual and others) https://youtu.be/wV1FrqwZyKw “There’s nothing wrong with loving who you are” She said, “‘Cause he made you perfect, babe” “So hold your head up girl and you’ll go far” “No […]

Family affairs

Fall family

The notion of a family may have different definitions and connotations, depending on the cultural influence and personal experience. Let’s have a look at various approaches to this very important aspect of our individual and social lives. Family of choice – a personal perspective What do you think of the ideas presented in the blog […]