This detailed article describes a program in the Philippines that is focused on supporting reproductive rights and educating communities about the connections to climate vulnerability.
The authors describe the work of PATH Foundation Philippines (PFPI), as they establish community-led programs to increase access to high quality reproductive healthcare.
This resource highlights the connections between climate justice, women's rights, and sustainable development.
The text provides detailed information about the state of the economy and reproductive rights in the Philippines, as well as the high climate vulnerability the Philippines is currently faced with.
This text refers to "culturally competent solutions" and "community-led resource management". Ensure that students are familiar with these terms and concepts before reading.
This text is very advanced and is best suited for high-level high school students, or students in AP and college classes focusing on the intersections of climate and gender justice.
This article could be used for presentations, research, or class discussions about the solutions to social and environmental issues.
Related resources include this video about the implications of climate change on public health, this TED talk about the connections between climate change and gender equity, and this video about the interconnectedness of climate justice and social justice.
The resource investigates cutting-edge theories that could be used to improve people's reproductive health, climate adaptation, and resilience in the Philippines' most vulnerable areas. It is highly recommended to use this resource in the classroom because it is well-researched.
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
HS-ESS3-1 Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.
College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Standards
Dimension 2: Civics
D2.Civ.14.9-12 Analyze historical, contemporary, and emerging means of changing societies, promoting the common good, and protecting rights.
Common Core English Language Arts Standards (CCSS.ELA)
Reading: History/Social Studies (6-12)
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.10 By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.10 By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.