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

TEDxMidAtlantic · 15:16 · Filmed Oct 2012
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Kakenya Ntaiya: Kakenya Ntaiya: Uma menina que exigiu a escola
15:16 · Filmed October 2012 at TEDxMidAtlantic · Subtitles available in 34 languages

Kakenya Ntaiya fez um acordo com seu pai: Ela se submeteria ao tradicional rito de passagem Maassai, a circuncisão feminina, se ele a deixasse frequentar o ensino médio. Ntaiya conta sua corajosa história até chegar à faculdade, e seu trabalho junto aos mais velhos de sua vila, para construir uma escola para meninas na comunidade. É a jornada educacional de alguém que mudou o destino de 125 jovens mulheres. (Filmado no TEDxMidAtlantic.)

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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