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TEDxJohannesburg - Glenda Tutt - 11/15/09

Glenda Tutt had a problem. And did something about it, for all women who experience her situation. Her talk is entitled "It's a Chick Thing". Communities affected by poverty are largely held together by women and CBO's run by women. Women living in these communities do not have access to adequate sanitary ware (tampons/pads), if any at all. School girls miss substantial parts of their education, unable to leave their home for five days a month. Part of uplifting communities is solving problems at the most basic level. About TEDx, x=independently organize event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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