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Maj Britt Theorin

“Maj Britt devoted her life to solving some of the most critical and intractable problems in the world today: peace, women’s rights and especially, nuclear disarmament.”
Grade Level
Teaching Tolerance Staff
Subject
History
Social Justice Domain
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Madres de Plaza de Mayo

Every Thursday, the Madres march around the plaza while wearing white head scarves to bring attention to the children of Argentina that have been taken and never returned.
Grade Level
6-8
Teaching Tolerance Staff
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Graça Machel

Graça Machel dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of children—especially those who have fallen victim to war—all over the world.
Grade Level
Teaching Tolerance Staff
Subject
Civics
History
Geography
Social Justice Domain
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Ela Bhatt

Ela Bhatt was a pioneer in women’s empowerment and grassroots development. In addition to establishing the Self-Employed Women’s Association in India, Bhatt also founded India’s first women’s bank, Cooperative Bank of SEWA, and served as a member of the Parliament of India from 1986 to1989.
Grade Level
Teaching Tolerance Staff
Subject
History
Economics
Social Justice Domain
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Literature

SWOOSH!

swoosh illustration
In this story, Hani faces the decision of removing her hijab in order to play in a basketball tournament or sitting on the bench and watching the game. With the support of her teammates, she stands up to injustice and makes an important decision.
Grade Level
Ann Malaspina
Subject
Civics
Social Justice Domain