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Driving destiny: Manal Al-Sharif at TEDGlobal 2013Driving destiny: Manal Al-Sharif at TEDGlobal 2013

Posted By Karen Eng

Two years ago, as she put her 5-year-old son Aboody to bed, Manal Al-Sharif faced an unexpected question from him: “Mommy, are we bad people?” Earlier in the day, she had noticed bruises on his face. He didn’t want to tell her why. Now, in the evening, he confessed that boys at school had hit him […]

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Moments of Truth: The speakers in Session 1 at TEDGlobal 2013Moments of Truth: The speakers in Session 1 at TEDGlobal 2013

Posted By Helen Walters

There’s a distinct sense of anticipation in the air here in Edinburgh, Scotland, as the lights are about to dim and we’re about to embark on the rollercoaster ride that is a TEDGlobal conference. The first session of the week, “Moments of Truth” tackles several difficult issues, including economic austerity, environmentalism, feminism and terrorism. Here […]