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Georgette Mulheir:
The tragedy of orphanages

TEDSalon London Spring 2012 · 10:41 · Filmed May 2012
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Georgette Mulheir: The tragedy of orphanages
10:41 · Filmed May 2012 at TEDSalon London Spring 2012 · Subtitles available in 29 languages

Orphanages are costly and can cause irreparable damage both mentally and physically for its charges — so why are they still so ubiquitous? Georgette Mulheir gravely describes the tragedy of orphanages and urges us to end our reliance on them, by finding alternate ways of supporting children in need.

CEO, Lumos
Georgette Mulheir is a pioneer for the movement to end child abuse in the form of orphanages. Full bio
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