Khalida Brohi from Pakistan on Ted Talks reminds us of how lucky we are in America

How I Work To Protect Women From Honor Killings

Up until she was 16, Khalida Brohi attempted to heal the sadness she felt when she witnessed atrocities committed on women in her community by crying into her pillow, silently at night, not knowing how else to help. However, a personal tragedy in her life — the honor killing murder of her close friend — moved Brohi into fierce action. A teenager herself, Brohi became a champion of women’s rights, raising awareness about honor killings, spreading her inspiration door-to-door in her village in Pakistan, and across the world through social media.
In this TEDx talk, Brohi talks about the valuable lessons she and her team at Sughar (her non-profit social enterprise) have learned, about what makes a women’s rights campaign truly successful. { read more }

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Khalida Brohi from Pakistan on Ted Talks reminds us of how lucky we are in America

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