Destroying the Dowry System

Task Force: Destroying the Dowry System Congratulations! You and your friends started a gender equality club at your school. For your first campaign, you have decided that you want to help support women fighting against the practice of the dowry in their local communities. You must educate yourself on the practice and decide how you […]

International Wage Policies

Task Force: International Wage Policies Congratulations! You have been hired by the International Labor Organization (ILO) to implement policies for fair wages across borders in order to prevent companies from taking advantage of people working in low income countries.   Why Are We Doing This? Minimum wage policies differ throughout the world and US-based companies often […]

Meat-Eating: To Eat or Not to Eat

Task Force: Meat-Eating: To Eat or Not to Eat Uh-Oh! You are the CEO of a food-service company that supplies food to hundreds of college campuses across the country. Last month, the animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) published an article exposing that the meat you use comes from factory […]

International Surrogacy Norms

Task Force: International Surrogacy Norms  Congratulations! You have been hired by the World Health Organization (WHO) to create a policy designed to create international surrogacy norms. You will specifically be asked to address Americans visiting lower income countries with the goal of paying less for surrogate mothers.  Why Are We Doing This? Surrogacy allows infertile […]

Dealing With PR Crisis

Task Force: Dealing With PR Crisis Oh no! You have been in charge of a major corporation for nine years, but a recent article has exposed the use of child labor in a few of your factories in some areas of the world. Your goal is to imagine the accusations are true and figure out […]

Conference for Combatting Conflicts

 Task Force: Conference for Combatting Conflicts Congratulations! You have been extended an invitation to an international conference aimed at better understanding conflicts around the world and finding potential solutions for them. Why Are We Doing This? Around the world, there are areas with conflict that seem to last for years without any sign of resolution. […]