Literature about women such as African American voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer or political activist Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar provides prime materials for teaching about women's success in fighting social ills.
Original Publication Citation
Hinton-Johnson, K., & Tyson, C. (2003). Once upon a time: Teaching about the world's women and social justice through literature. Social Education, 67(1), 54-57.
Tyson, Cynthia A. and Hinton-Johnson, KaaVonia, "Once Upon a Time: Teaching About the World's Women Through Literature" (2003). Teaching & Learning Faculty Publications. 66.