Be argumentative. In other words, it must have a thesis statement. Remember, an argument sparks debate—if there is nothing to debate about or disagree with, then there is no thesis statement. Need a refresher on this? See: http://www.philau.edu/successcenter/writing/docs/GeneratingThesisStatements.pdf or http://www.philau.edu/learning/pdf/Generating%20a%20Thesis.pdf. 2. Be based primarily on the assigned readings/sources (the Goodhart textbook, the Posner article, the Kennedy podcast, the Fedorak chapter, the UNFPA website, and the Moolaade film). Supplement these assigned readings/sources with 2 or 3 additional sources generated by your own independent research.