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Ghanaian Skater Breaks Gender Barriers

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1. Have you or someone you know ever been treated differently because of your gender? If so, how?

2. Harmonie Bataka took a risk by becoming a female skateboarder. What is a risk in your life that you are considering?

3. Why do you think it’s important to take risks?


Students will be able to explore the benefits and drawbacks of taking risks by examining the news article “Ghanaian Skater Breaks Gender Barriers” to identify a risk that they have taken or are deciding to take.

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