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Health EducationReproductive HealthCommunity HealthSexually Transmitted Infections

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27%

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Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 57 hours to complete
English

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Stanford University

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 12 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
1 video
9 readings
Welcome!10m
Who we are10m
Our Textbook10m
Assignments10m
Complete a brief pre-course survey10m
What resources are available to you?10m
Visit internationalwomenshealth.org10m
Sharing your work10m
Create a local group10m
1 practice exercise
Complete the survey30m
5 hours to complete

Women's Rights = Human Rights

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 66 min), 8 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Akila Radhakrishnan on Women & Human Rights18m
Helen Stacy on Women's Health, Human Rights, and International Law37m
Son Preference & Demography3m
Son Preference Conclusion28s
Week 1 Final Remarks25s
8 readings
About this Module10m
Women's Health, Poverty and Rights [Textbook]10m
About Akila Radhakrishnan10m
About Helen Stacy10m
(optional) Additional Resources10m
WHO: Women and Health - Today's Evidence, Tomorrow's Agenda10m
[Optional] We Women Worry a Lot about our Husbands (Ghana)10m
A Deadly Preference10m
2 practice exercises
Check Your Learning: Women's Rights = Human Rights30m
Check Your Learning: A Deadly Preference30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Education

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 62 min), 10 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Lynn Murphy on "Learning vs. Schooling"32m
Professor Wu Qing from China7m
Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg from Kenya18m
Week 2 Final Remarks29s
10 readings
About this Module10m
Chapter 3. Childhood: the Hope of Education and the Persistence of Discrimination10m
(optional) Additional Resources10m
New Lessons: the Power of Educating Adolescent Girls10m
(optional) Additional Resources on Girls' Education10m
What Works in Girls’ Education10m
About Lynn Murphy10m
About Wu Qing10m
About Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg10m
(optional) Add to Your Portfolio10m
1 practice exercise
Check Your Learning: Education30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Childhood & Adolescence: Female Genital Mutilation

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 36 min), 10 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
UNICEF: Speaking out on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting3m
Isha Daramy on FGM in Sierra Leone23m
UNICEF: FGM in Côte d'Ivoire5m
10 readings
Into a New World: Young Women's Sexual and Reproductive Lives10m
About this Module10m
A Violent Practice: Female Genital Mutilation [Textbook]10m
World Health Organization10m
UNICEF10m
(optional) UNICEF Data10m
Female Genital Mutilation: Guide to Laws and Policies10m
Introduction to FGM in Sierra Leone10m
[Optional] Cultural Perspective on FGM10m
(optional) Add to Your Portfolio10m
2 practice exercises
Check Your Learning: Female Genital Mutilation30m
Check-in on FGM30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Childhood & Adolescence: HIV/AIDS

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 62 min), 11 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Dr. Gene Richardson on Gender & HIV/AIDS11m
Why South Africa?5m
What is 'structural violence'?4m
Changing Paradigms5m
About TeachAIDS1m
TeachAIDS India23m
Orphans in Africa5m
11 readings
About this Module10m
Adolescence, Change & Vulnerability [Textbook]10m
Women, Poverty, and AIDS10m
Women Are Not Just Transmitters10m
About Dr. Gene Richardson (Stanford)10m
(optional) Additional Resources10m
About TeachAIDS10m
About G.R.A.C.E10m
(optional) Additional Resources10m
About this Quiz10m
(optional) Add to Your Portfolio10m
2 practice exercises
Check Your Learning: (Practice Quiz) HIV/AIDS30m
HIV/AIDS30m

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