TEDWomen 2015: Leaders with an eye for justice

“The number one abuse of human rights on earth is the mistreatment of women and girls.”
(Jimmy Carter)

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President Jimmy Carter speaks at TEDWomen2015 - Momentum, Session 4, May 28, 2015, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California, USA. Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED Former president Jimmy Carter is at TEDWomen for a reason. He says, “The number one abuse of human rights on earth is the mistreatment of women and girls.” Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED

Momentum is great. But how do you sustain it? This session will examine what it takes to keep on keeping on, from speakers who are just starting out and those who’ve been at it for decades.

Short recaps of the talks in this session…

The number one abuse of human rights. Former president Jimmy Carter begins with jokes (looking out at the audience of mainly women, he muses, “I feel … a little bit different from most of you”), but he is here to talk about something serious. “The number one abuse of human rights on earth is the mistreatment of women and girls,” says Carter. He sees three things at the root of this. The first is the “misinterpretation of religious…

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One thought on “TEDWomen 2015: Leaders with an eye for justice

  1. Belief is a thought you keep thinking…. negative or positive is your free will choice.

    We all have freedom to choose to think about our own limitations and goals…. sometimes their best kept until it feels really right!

    Act and speak when it’s from a place of intergrity and passion, when your ego is no where to be seen until the dust settles! Know when your isolated from others reality your mental thoughts of clarity and silence are playing just as good a role as action….Combine them with no public action or reaction for maximum effect…. especially at this time. Know who you are!! The time is coming for light to shine….

    Všeč mi je

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