5.1 Orientation to the theme

Learning Objectives: Living as Oneself 

  1. You will know what entails bodily autonomy and right for self-determination. 
  2. You will understand the prerequisites of social structures for living in accordance with one’s own values. 
  3. You can name some examples of measures to take in policy-making to make a shift towards a society that gives opportunities to a diversity of life-paths. 

Reflect on the questions below to orientate to the upcoming theme of living as oneself

Have you ever been in a situation where you have been forced to make life choices untrue to your own values or deep wishes? 

  • What caused it? 
  • What should have been differently for you to choose better?

Do you think it is easier or more difficult for you to live true to yourself compared to an average person in your country / on a global scale? Why?