TED speaker Laura Bates.
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TED speaker Laura Bates.
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Laura Bates: How Can We End Everyday Sexism?

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Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Gender, Power And Fairness.

About Laura Bates' TED Talk

Most women experience sexism and harassment on a regular basis — daily acts that are often ignored. With her Everyday Sexism Project, writer Laura Bates wanted to give women an outlet to speak up.

About Laura Bates

Laura Bates is a writer and activist. In 2012, she founded the Everyday Sexism Project, which began as a website where people could share their experiences of daily, normalized sexism, from street harassment to workplace discrimination to sexual assault and rape.

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The project has now collected over 100,000 testimonies from people around the world and launched new branches in 25 countries worldwide.

Bates is the author of Everyday Sexism: The Project that Inspired a Worldwide Movement (2016). [Copyright 2019 NPR]

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