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Broadest: international, global
Regional: Latin American, developing world, first world, Arab
Country: Afghanistan, Canada, etc
Broad: global lgbt* discrimination
More focused: arab lesbian "human rights"
See the box below for more ideas on how to narrow your topic.
Use these prompts to narrow BIG topics you are researching. This will help you focus your thoughts and give you good terms to use as you search for information.
What is the population?
This can be gender, age, sexual orientation, social, or other groupings.
What is the context?
Think of specifics of place (urban, rural, suburban, inner city), geographic areas (countries, regions), institutions (prison, school), etc
What are the interventions or solutions or outcomes?
How is the problem being addressed (government regulations or treaties)? How is it measured (carbon output, income inequality)?
What time period are you researching?