International Women’s Day is on 8th March. If you’re planning to run a lesson on this topic, here are 10 questions you can discuss with your higher-level students:
- What is the significance of Women’s Day? Why do you think it is celebrated?
- Who are some women who have made important contributions to history, culture, or society? What did they do and why is their contribution significant?
- What are some of the challenges that women face in today’s society? What can we do to address these challenges?
- How have women’s roles and rights changed throughout history? What events or movements have contributed to these changes?
- How do women’s experiences and perspectives differ from those of men? In what ways are they similar?
- How does gender inequality impact individuals and society as a whole? What can be done to reduce or eliminate it?
- What is feminism? What are some of the core principles of the feminist movement?
- What stereotypes or biases exist about women? How can we challenge and overcome them?
- What is the role of men in promoting gender equality? How can men support women’s rights and empowerment?
- What message would you like to send to the women in your life on Women’s Day?
We hope these questions will help you spark interesting discussions in your English lessons! And if you’re looking for more activities to do on Women’s Day, check out these 10 ideas for lessons about women.