Why is My Daughter so Strong? I Didn’t Clip her Wings.

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This quite definitely a MUST watch (and of course Listen) TED Talk. Not to mention, Listen and Learn. It is not simply about the courage of a brave and remarkable young lady but a first hand education on the misguided cultural and religious so called Honour System threatening female emancipation – and closer to home than many of us in more ‘free’ societies might think. Even apart from all this and where our own societies are based on freedom, human Rights and Democracy – we may still be guilty as individuals and in our own families of Clipping the Wings’ of our own dearly loved children, be they girls or boys, in those critical formative years. So, whoever we are, wherever we may be, and in whatever privileged and enlightened society we may have been born into – let us take a moment to Look, Listen & Learn.

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About Roger Nield MBE

Safety Director for the SMPL Organisation and supporting our Vulnerable Veterans Programme.
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