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Susan notes: Thanks to TED for making TED Talks downloadable and embeddable, and for providing the biographical information that goes along with them.
For the last eight years, pop singer Annie Lennox has devoted the majority of her time to her SING campaign, raising awareness and money to combat HIV/AIDS.
She shares the experiences that have inspired her, from working with Nelson Mandela to meeting a little African girl in a desperate situation.
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Sunitha Krishnan is galvanizing India’s battle against sexual slavery by uniting government, corporations and NGOs to end human trafficking.
Each year, some two million women and children, many younger than 10 years old, are bought and sold around the globe.
Poet Suheir Hammad performs two spine-tingling spoken-word pieces: "What I Will" and "break (clustered)" -- meditations on war and peace, on women and power.
Wait for the astonishing line: "Do not fear what has blown up. If you must, fear the unexploded."
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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...