Gender stereotypes & objectification of girls – Activity 2

Activity 1: Reader   Activity 2: User   Activity 3: Critic   Activity 4: Evaluator

ACTIVITY 2: User “What does it feel?

Duration:  40 minutes

Tools for face to face activity: Different objects/PC and projector/Internet connection

Tools for online activity:  Online tool for video calls in which a presentation could be shared in the screen/Paper/Pens / pencils for each participant

Brief description of the activity:

In the second activity of the workshop the participants are going to actively experiment about the phenomenon of gender stereotypes and girls objectification, in the different activities:

  1. The participants should stand up in a line. The teacher/ educator will be in front of the line, looking at the participants. At the beginning of the activity the teacher/educator explains that the place in which the participants’ line is, is the “neutral zone”, the right of the line is the “I agree zone” and the left of the line is the “I don’t agree zone”. The teacher/educator is going to say some sentences and all the participants should move to one side or the other depending if they agree or not with the sentence. Each participant should choose their own opinion. If they don’t know if the agree or not, they could only stay in the middle.
  2. In the second activity the participants are going to see examples about girls objectification. In order to do that, the teacher/educator is going to show to the participants some posters of adds, movies, and series, in which are some kind of girl objectification, and, with all of them, discuss the elements that makes this etc.