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An effective reflection exercise in which participants draw or write things they have learned, or wish to leave behind.

About the exercise

  • Individual exercise
  • Time required : 30-45 minutes
  • Target audience : Best suited to grassroots-level groups/faith communities, civil society organisations, human rights defenders and faith leaders.


To enable participants to reflect on what they have gained from the training.


A simple and effective reflection exercise for the end of a training in which participants draw or write all the things they have learned, as well as anything they wish to leave behind (such as old ideas or attitudes).

Source: Adapted from the Human Rights Education Toolbox , Danish Institute of Human Rights, (2012).

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