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Blanketed by Tradition, Empowered by Support: Riwas’s Story

A well-articulated theater skit to raise awareness about rigid gender roles, including an audience discussion guide.
This skit can be used to raise awareness about:
- Rigid gender expectations by women and men
- How they perpetuate harsh and unforgiving environments
- Frozen culture in refugee and immigrant communities
- Benefits of change to women, men, elders, youth and children of
- How gender equality enriches family and community life

Author: Chic Dabby

Publisher: Asian Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence

Date Published: 2010

Website: http://www.apiidv.org/files/BlanketedByTradition.GenderRoles-Script-APIIDV-2012.pdf

Grade Level(s): Adult, Caregivers, College, High School, Parents

Format(s): Online Tools, Single Lesson Plan / Activity

Focus: Creative Arts / Expression, Gender Equality, Healthy Relationships, Relationship Abuse / Sexual Assault Prevention, Stereotypes & Prejudices