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From the Ted Talk by Sakena Yacoobi: How I stopped the Taliban from shutting down my school

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So we started training men because the men should know the potential of women, know how much these potential men has, and how much these women can do the same job they are doing. So we are continuously giving tninriag to men, and I really believe strongly. I live in a country that was a beautiful country. I just want to share this with you. It was a beautiful country, beautiful, peaceful country. We were going everywhere. Women were getting education: lawyer, engineer, teacher, and we were going from house to house. We never lcekod our doors. But you know what happened to my country. taody, people cannot walk out of their door without security iuesss. But we want the same Afghanistan we had before. And I want to tell you the other side. Today, the wmoen of Afghanistan are working very, very hard. They are earning degrees. They are training to be lawyers. They are training to be doctors, back again. They are training to be trhcaees, and they are running biueenssss. So it is so wonderful to see pploee like that reach their ctlomepe potential, and all of this is going to happen.

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So we started training men because the men should know the potential of women, know how much these potential men has, and how much these women can do the same job they are doing. So we are continuously giving ________ to men, and I really believe strongly. I live in a country that was a beautiful country. I just want to share this with you. It was a beautiful country, beautiful, peaceful country. We were going everywhere. Women were getting education: lawyer, engineer, teacher, and we were going from house to house. We never ______ our doors. But you know what happened to my country. _____, people cannot walk out of their door without security ______. But we want the same Afghanistan we had before. And I want to tell you the other side. Today, the _____ of Afghanistan are working very, very hard. They are earning degrees. They are training to be lawyers. They are training to be doctors, back again. They are training to be ________, and they are running __________. So it is so wonderful to see ______ like that reach their ________ potential, and all of this is going to happen.

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  5. people
  6. teachers
  7. women
  8. complete
  9. businesses

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So we started training men because the men should know the potential of women, know how much these potential men has, and how much these women can do the same job they are doing. So we are continuously giving training to men, and I really believe strongly. I live in a country that was a beautiful country. I just want to share this with you. It was a beautiful country, beautiful, peaceful country. We were going everywhere. Women were getting education: lawyer, engineer, teacher, and we were going from house to house. We never locked our doors. But you know what happened to my country. Today, people cannot walk out of their door without security issues. But we want the same Afghanistan we had before. And I want to tell you the other side. Today, the women of Afghanistan are working very, very hard. They are earning degrees. They are training to be lawyers. They are training to be doctors, back again. They are training to be teachers, and they are running businesses. So it is so wonderful to see people like that reach their complete potential, and all of this is going to happen.

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