The reporting system that sexual assault survivors want -- Jessica Ladd
With the ability to anonymously report sexual assaults, Jessica Ladd created a resource for the tens of thousands of sexual assault victims. This system allows for victims to report their assaults to police soon after the incident and creates the foundation to prevent nearly 50% of all sexual assaults in our nation. We can live in a world without sexual violence.
The price of shame -- Monica Lewinsky
In one of the most powerful TED talks to date, Monica Lewinsky takes us into her own personal struggle of dealing with the shame that came from her being the lover of former President Bill Clinton. How do we as a society treat people in these situations and how does our media-crazed culture damage these individuals? Lewinsky takes us through these questions and many more.
For these women, reading is a daring act -- Laura Boushnak
So many of us take for granted our education and our ability to read and write, and yet there are many women and children in the world who want to learn but cannot learn. In this TED talk, Laura Boushnak uses photography to tell the story of these women who struggle and through her work we can see the desire to learn in the hearts and minds of all of these women.
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