DISCRIMINATION Satya Bharti School, RAJASTHAN, INDIAHistory
LEARNING GOAL & PURPOSE
This is an inspiring story of children reaching out to change the system of discrimination in their village. Casteism is one of the rural social problems, which is very peculiar to the Indian society. To combat this, students of Satya Bharti School, Jaipur, Rajasthan in India decided to sensitize the citizens of their village by discussing, role plays, hunger strike, and rallies. The hunger strike by children shook the parents and elders in the community and helped them to realize the change that children were trying to bring. It is an example of that change is possible and children can drive it.
· Show the video and ask students to share what they feel about the video.
· Why is it happening? Students may know little about India’s caste system. They can surf the Internet in order to understand it better. Where was it originated? How has it evolved? What does the constitution say about it?
· Teacher can have a session on social stratification. How does the current situation look like in your country? Where can it be detected? Have we ever reflected on that? Students can do research on the news recently published in their country and share.