Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Malala's Father on Ted Talk

Here, in this excellent Ted Talk, Ziauddin Yousafzaithe, Malala's father, discusses the limited role of women in Pakistan. It is, in many ways, an impassioned plea for women's rights. He says that he has five sisters and that none of them have an education and decided that he had to change that with his daughter. He begins his talk noting that he is one of few fathers known by his daughter and says that he is proud of it.

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Buddha, Confucius, Lao Tzu: Animated Introductions

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