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This activity is to develop understanding of various cultures, religions and traditions. People begin to allay fears or prejudices that they may have had through direct experience which develops a better understanding of... READ MORE

Gender focus: Rights and inequality

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The aim of this activity is to develop awareness of the human rights and issues of inequality that effect women. Instructions Share the following with young people: ‘Over the past 50 years significant... READ MORE

Together We Stand

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Sometimes people do not realise the role that they play in a group. This exercise enables people to think of the effects they may have on others in a group situation. It also... READ MORE

Debate

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This is a proposed structure for a group debate, including an ideal timescale. However, depending on the length of this session, the leader should feel free to change and adapt it where suitable.... READ MORE

Banana Surgery

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Split the group up into smaller groups of two or three, and give each group a banana, cutting board and plastic knife.  Each group should cut the banana into 4 or 5 equal... READ MORE

Compliments Game

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This game is potentially life changing.  It works best for groups that know each other reasonably well. Sit in a circle and give everyone a piece of paper and pen.  Each person should... READ MORE

People Bingo

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This can be adapted to suit particular groups or specific interests. The aim of this activity is to encourage the group to speak to every person taking part in the session. Instructions Hand... READ MORE