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Human Rights in Central Asia

from Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

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This programs introduces students to the human rights situation in Central Asia and challenges them to think critically about the causes of and solutions to human rights violations.

Students will broadly explores a number of areas of human rights policy and practice in Central Asia, including some or all of the following:
a) Gender rights
b) Labor and employment rights
c) Rights in the justice system
d) Children's and family rights
e) Rights of the elderly and disabled
f) Educational, cultural and religious rights
g) National and ethnic minority rights
h) Freedom of expression and the media

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Cost

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Our center is a Title VI National Resource Center, and US tax dollars cover costs. Our content is provided free of charge to US Institutions.

Length

45-60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners Alternative, higher education Public Library: Library Patrons Educators/administrators

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

International, Community Interests, Social Studies/History, Foreign/World Languages, Language Arts/English, Character Education, Gifted & Talented


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



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Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

Bloomington, IN
United States

The Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center (IAUNRC) at Indiana University's Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies is a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center dedicated to raising awareness about its target area: namely the Turkic, Iranian, Mongolian, Uralic, and Tibetan cultural spheres. Some countries included are Turkey, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan.

Contact:
Michael Krautkraemer
iaau@indiana.edu
8128561126

Program Details

Format

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.

Objectives

Participants will

-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

Standards Alignment

National Standards

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.