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For These Women, Reading is a Daring Act

In some parts of the world, half of the women lack basic reading and writing skills. The reasons vary, but in many cases, literacy isn't valued by fathers, husbands, even mothers. Photographer and TED Fellow Laura Boushnak traveled to countries including Yemen, Egypt and Tunisia to highlight brave women — schoolgirls, political activists, 60-year-old moms — who are fighting the statistics.

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MOHAMMAD

- Feb 5, 2021
Great Course!

Anvar

- Mar 30, 2020
Interesting!

Joy Mildred Adhiambo

- Nov 12, 2019
Knowledge is power.

Monir

- May 1, 2019
Education right must be for everyone, but the way for that is not through the chaos!

Jafar

- Apr 2, 2019
Topik Sangat Menarik

Ki

- Jul 5, 2018
Great! Thanks!

Jes�s Manuel

- Mar 12, 2018
great!
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