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Kakenya Ntaiya:
Kakenya Ntaiya: Uma rapariga que exigiu a escola

TEDxMidAtlantic · 15:16 · Filmed Oct 2012
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Kakenya Ntaiya fez um acordo com o pai: ela sujeitar-se-ia ao tradicional ritual de passagem Masai de circuncisão genital se ele a deixasse frequentar o ensino secundário. Ntaiya conta-nos a história destemida do seu percurso até à faculdade e de trabalhar com os anciãos da sua aldeia para construírem uma escola para raparigas na sua comunidade. É o percurso educativo de alguém que mudou o destino de 125 jovens mulheres. (Filmado no TEDxMidAtlantic.)

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Educator and activist
Kakenya Ntaiya refused to accept the continued oppression of women in her Maasai village — so she built a school that's shifting gender expectations in her community. Full bio

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