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Kavita Ramdas:
Radical women, embracing tradition

TEDIndia 2009 · 23:38 · Filmed Nov 2009
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Kavita Ramdas: Radical women, embracing tradition
23:38 · Filmed November 2009 at TEDIndia 2009 · Subtitles available in 22 languages

Investing in women can unlock infinite potential around the globe. But how can women walk the line between Western-style empowerment and traditional culture? Kavita Ramdas of the Global Fund for Women talks about three encounters with powerful women who fight to make the world better — while preserving the traditions that sustain them.

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Kavita Ramdas directs the Global Fund for Women, the largest foundation in the world supporting women's human rights across all borders. Full bio
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