FIVE FIFTY FIVE-HUNDRED

OR HOW THE WORLD REWARDS THE RICH AT THE EXPENSE OF THE POOR... AND WHERE WE FIT IN!


What is 5:50:500?

A CD-BASED DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION RESOURCE EXPLORING OVER 130 HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT TOPICS

OVER 130 STIMULUS OR TRIGGER SHEETS

In graphic format exploring a range of local and international topics from trade and trade related issues to human rights, women's rights and international human rights instruments and agreements; environment and sustainable development; wealth and poverty; injustice and inequality; views of the world as well as education and health.


OVER 75 BACKGROUND BRIEFING PAPERS

In simple and accessible language; each one no more than 2 to 3 pages for ease of use. The briefings define terms, present background information; explore theories and viewpoints as well as providing annotated links to other directly relevant sources of additional information.


SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES FOR USING 5:50:500 IN EDUCATION

In structured discussion and debate; in drama and role play; with cartoons and photos; in art; in taking action of various kinds; in music; in developing wallpapers and posters as well as in using the internet etc.