New teaching tool to help prevent violence in schools launched in Viet Nam

Date: Monday, December 5, 2016

Connect with respect: Preventing gender-based violence in schools

Viet Nam’s secondary schools now have an innovative teaching tool aimed at stemming gender-based violence against students, an increasingly serious problem that UN Women is helping to solve in the country.

The web-based toolkit, “Connect with Respect: Preventing Gender-based Violence in Schools,” was launched at a workshop in Hanoi last month. More than 50 teachers and education managers and experts in Viet Nam learned how to use the toolkit in the one-day training led by the Viet Nam Ministry of Education and Training and supported by United Nations agencies, including UN Women.

The toolkit provides learning activities such as role plays and group tasks that promote respectful relationships and gender equality among students from 11-14 years old. It can be adapted for use by older students, and can be used in non-formal education settings, including community learning and literacy programs.

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