Women in The Zapatista Movement

Levels: 6-8, 9-12

Subject: Social science, women's issues

Reflecting on the role of women in the Zapatista movement, and its importance in their lives.

Objectives: This lesson is based on the Schools for Chiapas video “Women in the Zapatista Movement” and aims to examine and familiarize learners with the role of women in the movement, and its significance in their lives.

“Women in the Zapatista Movement” video:


“Women’s Empowerment”:


“Zapatista Women’s Revolutionary Laws”:


For further reading, see also the section of our Library dedicated to Zapatista women:


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