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The Buzz: Kavita Ramdas on women's world

Posted by: Jenny Zurawell

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Kavita Ramdas, director of the Global Fund for Women, investigated how women are redefining certain paradoxes in their lives, for example the balance between modernity and tradition, and preserving a culture which has oppressive elements. Here are the reactions from Facebook and Twitter:

Kavita Ramdas: Many women are using religious practices as instruments of opposition and opportunity – infosys

Kavita Ramdas from Global Fund for Women, speaking now, touching great talk. – eveblossom

Kavita Ramdas shows us how oppressed women around the world use tradition as act of defiance. Weapon. Shield – RafeFurst

Kavita Ramdas delivers a composed, passionate talk about feminism around the world. – soodsandeep

Now we’re talking – excellent talk on women’s advocacy – Udindex

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