Lesson 15: Protection against discrimination and violence

In this lesson we will:

  • Develop knowledge of how Sweden’s laws are based on human rights (and why).
  • Reflect on why we need legal protection against discrimination and violence.
  • Developing knowledge on domestic violence, its manifestations and men’s violence against women: genital mutilation, honour killings and prostitution



Reading/ viewing/ listening

Look through the information via the links. Then answer the study questions (use forms or email):

  1. What is discrimination?
  2. When and How do we see discrimination in everyday Life?
  3. In what situations do individuals need protection from discrimination?
  4. How does Sweden work against violence against women  (in close relationships).

Further detailed Reading/viewing (optional):

Gothenburg Rights Centre:

Film, Tea and Consent: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZwvrxVavnQ

Film, Fatta-Consent Law: https://youtu.be/x1_8-rhSZ-0?t=818

Help Agencies: