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Forced Displacement

Human Rights and the Struggle for Social Justice

Essential Questions

  • What does citizenship ensure?
  • Who are “displaced persons”?
  • Why does forced displacement or statelessness occur?
  • What roles do individuals, governments, and international entities have in protecting and securing the rights of displaced persons?
  • What are the repercussions of the loss of coherent community and culture?
  • What are the effects of protracted displacement on women and children?
  • What roles do media and photography play in shaping public perception and opinions?

Grade Level

High School

Classroom Connections

Social Studies
U.S. History
World History

Curriculum Snapshot

  • Forced displacement and refugees
  • Social justice and the rights and needs of refugees
  • The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Video Connection



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