# Women in the world Know your facts A game created by M. Louise Herle based on Joni Seager,The Penguin atlas of women in the world, 3rd ed., 2003.

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Women in the world Know your facts A game created by M. Louise Herle based on Joni Seager,The Penguin atlas of women in the world, 3rd ed., 2003.

Question #1 10 points In what year did Canadian women win the right to vote? In what year did Canadian women win the right to vote? a. 1950 b. 1918 c. 1867 d. 1819 BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Answer #1 In what year did Canadian women win the right to vote? In what year did Canadian women win the right to vote? a. 1950 b.1918 c. 1867 d. 1819 Most men in Canada secured the right to vote in 1867.

Question #2 10 points It ’ s the year 2004. In which country are women still not allowed to vote? It ’ s the year 2004. In which country are women still not allowed to vote? a. Vietnam b. India c. Kuwait d. None of the above BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Answer #2 It ’ s the year 2004. In which country are women still not allowed to vote? It ’ s the year 2004. In which country are women still not allowed to vote? a. Vietnam b. India c. Kuwait d. None of the above Women in Kuwait won the right to vote in the year 2005.

Speaker Bonus Is it important to vote? Why or why not? BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Question #3 10 points Proportionately, how much does a woman in Canada earn for every dollar a man in Canada earns? Proportionately, how much does a woman in Canada earn for every dollar a man in Canada earns? a. one dollar b. 60 cents c. 83 cents d. 73 cents BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Answer #3 Proportionately, how much does a woman in Canada earn for every dollar a man in Canada earns? Proportionately, how much does a woman in Canada earn for every dollar a man in Canada earns? a. one dollar b. 60 cents c. 83 cents d.73 cents

Question #4 10 Points a. China b. Sweden c. Germany d. None of the above In what country do women earn proportionately the same amount of money as men earn for performing the same task? BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Answer #4 In what country do women earn proportionately the same amount of money as men earn for performing the same task? In what country do women earn proportionately the same amount of money as men earn for performing the same task? A.China B.Sweden C.Germany D.None of the above

Speaker Bonus Define equality and equity. Explain the difference(s) between equality and equity. BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Question #5 10 points Which continent has the fewest number of girls enrolled in primary schools? Which continent has the fewest number of girls enrolled in primary schools? a. Africa b. South America c. Asia d. Europe BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Answer #5 Which continent has the fewest number of girls enrolled in primary schools? Which continent has the fewest number of girls enrolled in primary schools? a. Africa b. South America c. Asia d. Europe

In the continent of Africa, there are 13 countries where the percentage of girls enrolled in primary school is less than 50%. Know your facts BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Question #6 10 points Which country has the smallest number of people per household? Which country has the smallest number of people per household? a. Brazil b. Sweden c. Taiwan d. Australia BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Answer #6 Which country has the smallest number of people per household? Which country has the smallest number of people per household? a. Brazil b. Sweden c. Taiwan d. Australia

Speaker Bonus In Sweden, the average number of people per household is 2.1, in Canada, 2.3. What are some advantages of having a small family? BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Question #7 10 points Which country has the largest number of people per household? Which country has the largest number of people per household? a. Mexico b. Russia c. Senegal d. Cuba BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Answer #7 Which country has the largest number of people per household? Which country has the largest number of people per household? a. Mexico b. Russia c. Senegal d. Cuba

Speaker Bonus In Senegal, the average number of people per household is 8.8. What are some advantages of having a large family? BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Question #8 10 points  The first woman Prime Minister in the world was Sirimavo Bandarannaike. She was elected in 1960 in which country? a. Mexico b. Japan c. Sudan d. Sri Lanka BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Answer #8 The first woman Prime Minister in the world was Sirimavo Bandarannaike. She was elected in 1960 in which country? The first woman Prime Minister in the world was Sirimavo Bandarannaike. She was elected in 1960 in which country? a. Mexico b. Japan c. Sudan d. Sri Lanka The year is 2006. Kim Campbell is the only woman who has ever been a Canadian Prime Minister (June-November 1993).

Know your facts The following countries have less than 14% of women in government: USA, Russia, France, Italy, Ireland, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Bolivia, India, Sudan, Mongolia, Indonesia and more … BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Question #9 10 points What percentage of adult women in Canada are illiterate? What percentage of adult women in Canada are illiterate? a. 51% - 75% b. 26% - 50% c. 11% - 25% d. 10% and under BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Answer #9 What percentage of adult women in Canada are illiterate? What percentage of adult women in Canada are illiterate? a. 51% - 75% b. 26% - 50% c. 11% - 25% d.10% and under

Know your facts Worldwide literacy rates have steadily increased over the last three decades. BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Question #10 How many of the top 500 companies in Canada are run by women? How many of the top 500 companies in Canada are run by women? a. 10 b. 100 c. 25 d. 250 BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Answer #10 How many of the top 500 companies in Canada are run by women? How many of the top 500 companies in Canada are run by women? a. 10 b. 100 c. 25 d. 250

Know your facts Only 12% of corporate officer positions, and 3% of the highest positions, in Canadian companies are held by women. BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

Know your facts A game created by M. Louise Herle based on Jone Seager, The Penguin atlas of women in the world, 3rd ed., completely rev. and updated. New York, Penguin Books, 2003. Women in the world BCTF/CIDA Global classroom initiative 2008

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