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From the Ted Talk by H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: How women will lead us to freedom, justice and peace

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And I wanted to put women in all top positions. But I knew that was not possible. And so I settled for pttuing them in strategic ponisitos. I recruited a very able economist from the World Bank to be our minister of finance, to lead our debt-relief effort. Another to be the mnsiietr of foreign afriafs, to reactivate our bilateral and mlettliaarul relationships. The first woman chief of police to address the fears of our women, who had suffered so much during the civil war. Another to be the minister of gender, to be able to ensure the protection and the popcitriiatan of women. Over time, the minister of jisucte, the minister of public works, the minister of agriculture, the minister of commerce and industry.

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And I wanted to put women in all top positions. But I knew that was not possible. And so I settled for _______ them in strategic _________. I recruited a very able economist from the World Bank to be our minister of finance, to lead our debt-relief effort. Another to be the ________ of foreign _______, to reactivate our bilateral and ____________ relationships. The first woman chief of police to address the fears of our women, who had suffered so much during the civil war. Another to be the minister of gender, to be able to ensure the protection and the _____________ of women. Over time, the minister of _______, the minister of public works, the minister of agriculture, the minister of commerce and industry.

Solution

  1. affairs
  2. putting
  3. minister
  4. positions
  5. justice
  6. participation
  7. multilateral

Original Text

And I wanted to put women in all top positions. But I knew that was not possible. And so I settled for putting them in strategic positions. I recruited a very able economist from the World Bank to be our minister of finance, to lead our debt-relief effort. Another to be the minister of foreign affairs, to reactivate our bilateral and multilateral relationships. The first woman chief of police to address the fears of our women, who had suffered so much during the civil war. Another to be the minister of gender, to be able to ensure the protection and the participation of women. Over time, the minister of justice, the minister of public works, the minister of agriculture, the minister of commerce and industry.

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