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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x218 Mary Maker: Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me)
TV-PG

  • 2018-08-15T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

After fleeing war-torn South Sudan as a child, Mary Maker found security and hope in the school at Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp. Now a teacher of young refugees herself, she sees education as an essential tool for rebuilding lives — and empowering a generation of girls who are too often denied entrance into the classroom. "For the child of war, an education can turn their tears of loss into a passion for peace," Maker says.

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