inquiry-based lesson plans
Important influences on different women's lives:
Indus River Valley:
The Indus River Valley was where human civilizations in India began. Women's stories were told in myths and give us a good idea of the roles women played. Learn more.
Hinduism had a profound impact on women's lives in south Asia. Hinduism, like many faiths, is contradictory in what it said about women. It boasted powerful female goddesses, but kept women in subordinate positions in the caste system Learn more.
In modern history, India’s Mughal empire fostered a new phase of interaction between the Islamic and Hindu cultures in South Asia. India transformed as empires declined, changed, and emerged. Learn more.