SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Reduce inequality within and among countries

Barbados: Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture

This course for undergraduate IUPUI students interested in studying gender, culture, and the African diaspora specific to the Anglophone Caribbean. It provides an inrtedisciplinary perspective on Caribbean literature, gender and sexuality, culture, and history, with a focus on Barbados.

Colombia: Public Health Global Health Sustainability

Learn about environmental and socioeconomic determinants of public health via a firsthand contact with real world scenarios while at the same time providing an opportunity for cultural and language immersion. A strong emphasis will be placed on the examining the Colombian health systems, vast health inequalities as well as the in-country socioeconomic differences and how these areas all lead to a vast differences in health outcomes.

Domincan Republic: Drug use and treatment in the Dominican Republic

This course will provide a general introduction to issues surrounding substance use and mental health in the Dominican Republic. It is designed to inform and challenge participants to observe and solve problems related to substance abuse, emphasizing low- and middle-income countries. Students will investigate barriers to solving problems of alcohol and drug abuse and mental health treatment, as well as the economic and social causal factors. They will also research addiction issues while examining the roles of local and national governments, international agencies, and third-party intervention.

Europe: Philanthropy in a Comparative European Perspective

Do you believe that it is philanthropy or the government that should be responsible for addressing social needs? During this study abroad program, we will visit both Germany (Berlin and Hamburg) and the Netherlands (Amsterdam and Rotterdam). We will be interacting with local students to—among other things—better understand our own and other's ideas and values about the role of philanthropy and government in society. Furthermore, we will learn from local academic and professional philanthropy experts how it is possible that Germany and the Netherlands have the largest nonprofit sectors in the world, given that they also have very strong (welfare) states. During the program, we will continuously contrast our findings with the role of philanthropy in the United States. We will also visit and volunteer for German and Dutch nonprofits to experience have a firsthand experience with philanthropy in a European Context.

Ghana: Africana Studies

This program explores the historical and contemporary cultures of Ghana, including historical topics covering slavery, colonization, liberation, integration, globalization, the promotion of unity and solidarity, women in development, and regional economic communities.

Poland: Intercultural Communication

Spend two weeks in Wroclaw, Poland examining intercultural interaction from a communication perspective. Explore issues of ethnicity, culture, gender and social/economic class.

Worldwide: International Human Rights Law Internships, School of Law

McKinney School of Law students do internships in the field of international human rights law. The substantive areas of their work have touched on many of the SDGs, and can potentially touch on all of them. Since 1997, our program has had international human rights law internship placements in over 75 countries on six continents.

Worldwide: Master of Social Work Field Practicum

MSW level field practicum in social work placements around the world. Placements last 4-5 months.

Worldwide: Philanthropic Studies Internship

This course fulfills the core internship requirement for both undergraduate and graduate students in Philanthropic Studies.