The Buzz: Kavita Ramdas on women's world


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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