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Nadia Al-Sakkaf: See Yemen through my Eyes

Level: intermediate to high

A) Listen and watch the talk  HERE
(Ted Talk Page)
B) If you need a transcript of 
Ms. Al-Sakkaf talk in word (+ vocabulary) you can donwload it from HERE
C) Ask students to answer some or all the questions below:  
You can project the questions using your beam projector:

1.    Nadia Al-Sakkaf and Chimamamda Adichie have many things in common.Can you name them? Justify your answer.( See related Ted Talk by Ms. Adichie: A Single Story)

2.      And you cannot do parachute reporting -- just jump into a country for two days and think that you've done your homework and a story.” This reproach is addressed to Western journalists and media. What does Nadia Al-Sakkaf mean with this statement? 

3.      How can our society help Yemeni women to overcome the traditional imposition?How is her role contributing to change her society  

Questions written by Isabel Salinas 

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