À propos de ce cours
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This course focuses on women’s health and human rights issues from infancy through old age, including information about positive interventions relating to those issues. Learners are encouraged to interact with each other through interactive discussions. It is important to us that this course be available to all learners. We encourage you to apply for Coursera's financial aid (see link to left) if the cost of the course certificate is difficult for you to afford. Please note that you may view all materials in this course, and participate in it, without purchasing a certificate. The course was co-created by Consulting Professor Anne Firth Murray and Kevin Hsu. Anne Firth Murray is the Content Director of the course; Kevin Hsu is the Design Director of the course....
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Recommandé : Depending on your pace, this course can be completed in 8-11 weeks.

Approx. 48 heures pour terminer
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English

Sous-titres : English

Compétences que vous acquerrez

Health EducationReproductive HealthCommunity HealthSexually Transmitted Infections
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Calendar

Dates limites flexibles

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Beginner Level

Niveau débutant

Clock

Recommandé : Depending on your pace, this course can be completed in 8-11 weeks.

Approx. 48 heures pour terminer
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

1

Section
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

Introduction

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Reading
1 vidéo (Total 12 min), 9 lectures, 1 quiz
Video1 vidéo
Reading9 lectures
Welcome!10 min
Who we are10 min
Our Textbook10 min
Assignments10 min
Complete a brief pre-course survey10 min
What resources are available to you?10 min
Visit internationalwomenshealth.org10 min
Sharing your work10 min
Create a local group10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Complete the survey2 min
Clock
5 heures pour terminer

Women's Rights = Human Rights

Learning the basics of women's rights and human rights. Why do we use the lens of human rights to examine women's issues?...
Reading
6 vidéos (Total 66 min), 8 lectures, 3 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Akila Radhakrishnan on Women & Human Rights18 min
Helen Stacy on Women's Health, Human Rights, and International Law37 min
Son Preference & Demography3 min
Son Preference Conclusion min
Week 1 Final Remarks min
Reading8 lectures
About this Module10 min
Women's Health, Poverty and Rights [Textbook]10 min
About Akila Radhakrishnan10 min
About Helen Stacy10 min
(optional) Additional Resources10 min
WHO: Women and Health - Today's Evidence, Tomorrow's Agenda10 min
[Optional] We Women Worry a Lot about our Husbands (Ghana)10 min
A Deadly Preference10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Check Your Learning: Women's Rights = Human Rights16 min
Check Your Learning: A Deadly Preference4 min

2

Section
Clock
5 heures pour terminer

Education

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Reading
5 vidéos (Total 62 min), 10 lectures, 2 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Lynn Murphy on "Learning vs. Schooling"32 min
Professor Wu Qing from China7 min
Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg from Kenya18 min
Week 2 Final Remarks min
Reading10 lectures
About this Module10 min
Chapter 3. Childhood: the Hope of Education and the Persistence of Discrimination10 min
(optional) Additional Resources10 min
New Lessons: the Power of Educating Adolescent Girls10 min
(optional) Additional Resources on Girls' Education10 min
What Works in Girls’ Education10 min
About Lynn Murphy10 min
About Wu Qing10 min
About Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg10 min
(optional) Add to Your Portfolio10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Check Your Learning: Education18 min

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Section
Clock
5 heures pour terminer

Childhood & Adolescence: Female Genital Mutilation

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Reading
4 vidéos (Total 36 min), 10 lectures, 3 quiz
Video4 vidéos
UNICEF: Speaking out on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting3 min
Isha Daramy on FGM in Sierra Leone23 min
UNICEF: FGM in Côte d'Ivoire5 min
Reading10 lectures
Into a New World: Young Women's Sexual and Reproductive Lives10 min
About this Module10 min
A Violent Practice: Female Genital Mutilation [Textbook]10 min
World Health Organization10 min
UNICEF10 min
(optional) UNICEF Data10 min
Female Genital Mutilation: Guide to Laws and Policies10 min
Introduction to FGM in Sierra Leone10 min
[Optional] Cultural Perspective on FGM10 min
(optional) Add to Your Portfolio10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Check Your Learning: Female Genital Mutilation12 min
Check-in on FGM2 min

4

Section
Clock
6 heures pour terminer

Childhood & Adolescence: HIV/AIDS

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Reading
8 vidéos (Total 62 min), 11 lectures, 3 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Dr. Gene Richardson on Gender & HIV/AIDS11 min
Why South Africa?5 min
What is 'structural violence'?4 min
Changing Paradigms5 min
About TeachAIDS1 min
TeachAIDS India23 min
Orphans in Africa5 min
Reading11 lectures
About this Module10 min
Adolescence, Change & Vulnerability [Textbook]10 min
Women, Poverty, and AIDS10 min
Women Are Not Just Transmitters10 min
About Dr. Gene Richardson (Stanford)10 min
(optional) Additional Resources10 min
About TeachAIDS10 min
About G.R.A.C.E10 min
(optional) Additional Resources10 min
About this Quiz10 min
(optional) Add to Your Portfolio10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Check Your Learning: (Practice Quiz) HIV/AIDS20 min
HIV/AIDS22 min
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Meilleurs avis

par SBAug 20th 2018

This course is amazingly designed to give you integrated knowledge on various factors that influence women's health and plus gives you idea about interventions you can apply to solve those problems.

par RAAug 21st 2017

It was very informative and interesting. The layout was clear and easy to use. the interviews in particular were useful and interesting. I would definitely recommend this course.

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Foire Aux Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • Yes, this course is open and fully available for free. In addition, learners will have the option to register for a Coursera certificate for purchase, or through financial aid.

  • Because we believe that what we do is important but that the way we do it is more important, we attempt to teach and learn according to a set of principles that will guide the content and processes of the course. These are: compassion, mutual learning, respect, transparency, trust, and truth.

  • An interest in health and social justice. It will be useful to have an open mind, willingness to hear different points of view, and a commitment to positive social change.

    Access to the Internet. A stable internet connection will also be useful, as much of the other content, including video interviews and lectures will be delivered online.

  • No, you don't have to worry. Because it is an online class, you can comfortably jump into this course at any time. You get to review the material and watch video lectures and interviews on your own time! However, you'll want to get up to speed so you can interact with the other students in this international online community.

  • The primary text for the class is a book on international health and human rights of women, From Outrage to Courage: The Unjust and Unhealthy Situation of Women in Poorer Countries and What They Are Doing About It (Second Edition) by Anne Firth Murray. If you are interested in having a copy of the book, you can obtain one from Amazon.com. We will also make individual chapters available online during the course.

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