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Post Information Posted on : April 9, 2013 Posted in : Multimedia 0 Comments

The girl who demanded school


Kakenya Ntaiya made a deal with her father: She would undergo the traditional Maasai rite of passage of female circumcision if he would let her go to high school. In this Ted Talk, she shares her inspiring journey to college, and of working with her village elders to build a school for girls in her community. Her efforts have helped 125 young women so far.

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