This program combines
- a short introduction to the fall of the Soviet Union and the independence of its constituent states
- a survey of human rights issues and conditions in the Central Asian region
- a discussion of how groups are working to support human rights
- a discussion of Central Asia's relationship with the international community
- time for questions and answers.
This presentation includes multimedia including images, videos, audio, and infographics.
-learn about the recent history of the Soviet Union and its successor states
-learn about the dimensions of human rights policy and practice in the Central Asia region
-critically examine the causes of human rights abuses
-examine the role of international law and relations in shaping human rights policy
NSS-C.9-12.3 PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY
NSS-C.9-12.4 OTHER NATIONS AND WORLD AFFAIRS
NSS-C.9-12.5 ROLES OF THE CITIZEN
NSS-G.K-12.4 HUMAN SYSTEMS
NSS-WH.5-12.9 ERA 9: THE 20TH CENTURY SINCE 1945: PROMISES AND PARADOXES
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.6 Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.7 Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.