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TED Talk: How I stopped the Taliban from shutting down my school

Posted in In the News, TED talks by Solveig Hansen on 2015/09/22

“When the Taliban closed all the girls’ schools in Afghanistan, Sakena Yacoobi set up new schools, in secret, educating thousands of women and men. In this fierce, funny talk, she tells the jaw-dropping story of two times when she was threatened to stop teaching — and shares her vision for rebuilding her beloved country.”

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