TED Talks - News and Politics

TED Talks - News and Politics

  • TED Talks - News and Politics


Khalida Brohi: How I work to protect women from honor killings

Nearly 1000 "honor" killings are reported in Pakistan each year, murders by a family member for behavior deemed "shameful," such as a relationship out... Read more

February 24, 2015 | 18 min

Laura Boushnak: For these women, reading is a daring act

In some parts of the world, half of the women lack basic reading and writing skills. The reasons vary, but in many cases, literacy isn't valued by fat... Read more

February 18, 2015 | 5 min

Severine Autesserre: To solve mass violence, look to locals

Severine Autesserre studies the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is in the middle of the deadliest conflict since World War II; it's been called "t... Read more

January 27, 2015 | 16 min

Robert Muggah: How to protect fast-growing cities from failing

Worldwide, violence is on the decline, but in the crowded cities of the global south — cities like Aleppo, Bamako and Caracas — violence is actually a... Read more

January 15, 2015 | 14 min

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