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The political progress women have made — and what’s next | Cecile Richards

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Women have made enormous progress over the last century — challenging the status quo, busting old taboos and changing business from the inside out. But when it comes to political representation, there's still a long way to go, says activist Cecile Richards. In this visionary talk, Richards calls for a global political revolution for women's equality and offers her ideas for how we can build it.

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21 Comments on The political progress women have made — and what’s next | Cecile Richards

  1. HALO

  2. 1st view

  3. unknowndefault // 22nd February 2019 at 3:21 pm // Reply


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  5. Discover Your Awesomeness // 22nd February 2019 at 3:21 pm // Reply

    *I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest. ¥*

  6. adonde simpson // 22nd February 2019 at 3:21 pm // Reply


  7. People see women in the title. Automatically dislikes the video. You conservatives are so fragile sometimes …

  8. The world has changed so much in just a century. I wonder how it will be like 100 years from now.

  9. Yeah lets go!! men vs women fighting to death in 2019 what a good idea!! Oh man identity politic is such a great idea

  10. The singularity is next

  11. I subscribed for Technology, Entertainment and Design talks and now it’s turned mostly into politics, sociology and gender-based rhetoric. Why?

  12. You stand on the shoulders of all the history of humans, not just women…

  13. In the future it will be astonishing that fathers and husbands would not want total equality for the female half of the family unit. Is fair play so hard to understand when it benefits your own family? It astonishes me now. But I do enjoy the triggered, knee-jerk, can-can of those particular males.

  14. “.. women’s equality across race.. across class.. across ”

    wai.. wait wait. holup a minute. There isn’t equality amongst men and women across races and classes, heck there isn’t even the same inequality amongst different groups for even more insignificant things like clothing/style choices and this is also not even consistent across countries, white farmers are killed in South Africa for being white, there are blacks in America wanting -safe spaces- segregation!

    Don’t you think it’s really rude to go on about your smaller scale problem when there is a bigger issue not even close to being resolved? It’s like I go to cancer patients and start talking about some minor illnesses only people like me that eat a lot of spaghetti or what ever get.

    Meanwhile suicide rates are higher on men, breast cancer prevention is the most funded of all cancer preventions and not even the most lethal, let alone the fact men can’t even get checked for it by the same laws women get to be tested.. Female to male rapes are a joke and there is no way a single father with a child can ask for an asylum like women do, if he could get custody from an abusive mother in the first place that is..

  15. Akhil Singh Khyalia // 22nd February 2019 at 4:35 pm // Reply

    It’s a DEMOCRACY, and almost 50% of the population are women. If people think a women is a better leader, they will vote accordingly. You need to earn that place. It will not be given because you are a women.

  16. I love how none of the quotes listed in the comments span past the first two minutes, hmmm it’s almost as if all these people disliking the video didn’t bother to watch it and instead used it as a platform to spread their toxic misogynistic views. At least we know what the people who preemptively destroyed the Captain Marvel Rotten Tomatoes page are up to this week.

    I think women have been sorely mistreated and the underlying misogyny that’s rampant in this somewhat modern somewhat progressive society is disgusting.

  17. Equality in every domain? So you think there need to be more women working in mines, on the front lines, on oil platforms and landfills ?

  18. Look at these comments. People literally hate women. We need feminism. And radical feminism.

  19. Imagine being mad because there is finally some equal sex rights and opportunities

  20. Hmm, has Ted talks become a platform for politics? Where we supposed to learn something or was this just a political rally? I used to expect deep insights derived from since on this channel.

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