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NEW: Register now for the free course on Feminism and Social Justice

University of California Santa Cruz is offering a free massive open online course on Feminism and Social Justice. The course, which takes approximately 10 hours to complete, is taught entirely in English.

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In this course you will learn about feminism as a movement and driver of social change. Together with your fellow learners you will work on various assignments and engage in discussions about the purpose and meaning of feminism.

The course features significant events in the history of feminism: From the groundbreaking 1951 strikes against the Empire Zinc Company in New Mexico to the global #metoo Movement.

You will learn about the causes and outcomes of the #metoo movement, and its contribution to feminism and social justice. You will also have an opportunity to discuss recent changes resulting from the #metoo movement with your fellow learners.

The course is taught by Dr. Aptheker Bettina, a distinguished professor at the Feminist Studies department at University of California Santa Cruz. A scholar-activist, she is currently involved in anti-racist work, and speaking widely about the #metoo movement.

The core course contents are available for free. If you would like to obtain a verified certificate you have to pay a fee. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. You can start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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