Articles tagged with: conflict
August 2010: Staging a one-woman "demonstration" in London’s Trafalgar Square is not without hazards.
Just as my short “protest” came to a close, three of the Heritage Wardens who police the place pitched up to ask if I had a permit.
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was a superhero long before she came to the attention of the world for being the target of a Taliban assissination attempt in October 2012.
In war we often see only the frontline stories of soldiers and combat.
AT TEDGlobal 2010, Zainab Salbi tells powerful "backline" stories of women who keep everyday life going during conflicts, and calls for women to have a place at the negotiating table once fighting is over.
An amazing talk by an amazing woman...
Lesley Hazleton sat down one day to read the Koran. And what she found -- as a non-Muslim, a self-identified "tourist" in the Islamic holy book -- wasn't what she expected.
With serious scholarship and warm humor, Hazleton shares the grace, flexibility and mystery she found, in this myth-debunking talk from TEDxRainier.