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Just an update on Khadija Gbla - The Guardian has done two pieces on her and the fight against FGM in the past two days. Her talk at TEDxCanberra 2014 gets a mention in today's piece.

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/02/i-dont-like-being-the-face-of-fgm-says-australian-survivor-but-i-must-break-the-silence

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/01/fgm-doctors-should-question-at-risk-women-during-prenatal-consultations
Khadija Gbla is trying not to think about the fact she and her son, due in February, could die during labour due to medical ignorance about complications from female genital mutilation
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The fantastic talk on #fgm by Khadija Gbla is a TEDx Editor's Pick this week. That's a pretty big deal! See it at http://tedxtalks.ted.com/
TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.
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Great to see #TEDxCanberra 2014 presenter, Anita Collins' talk on music education is a TEDx Editor's Pick this week - http://ow.ly/DLvzI
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We've posted Khadija Gbla's incredible talk on #femalegenitalmutilation. It's moving, funny, and powerful. http://ow.ly/DwVSN
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For those of you keen to relive a little TEDxCanberra 2014, there are pics on Flickr http://ow.ly/CYLfU
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#TEDxCanberra 2014 begins at 9AM. We'll see you there! Live stream at http://ow.ly/CzYxB
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Another #TEDxCanberra 2014 talk is a TEDx Editor's Pick. That's three now! This week, Christine Charles on plasma.
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All video for #TEDxCanberra 2014 is now available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1iwr5GZcrgZNQlprP6x7WRaEoHbufRE2. We'll be adding them to our main site this week.
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More #TEDxCanberra 2014 video! Stephen Coleman on terror threats, Katy Barfield's pretty carrots, and Curiosity Show! http://ow.ly/DADL5
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We're starting to post video from #tedxcanberra 2014 online. You can see the first few (and more as we add them) at http://ow.ly/DuzLp
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Thanks, HerCanberra for the lovely review of #tedxcanberra 2014. We're glad you enjoyed it! http://ow.ly/CLNns
I’m sure that most of you a familiar with ‘TED talks’ – I, myself have found it hard to go a week without coming across a particularly inspiring one shared by a friend on Facebook. But for those th...
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And the final TEDxAdventure accompanying #tedxcanberra 2014 is done. Thanks to all who came and made them special. Do you want more in 2015?
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Bringing TEDx to Canberra each year in the Spring
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TEDx­Can­berra brings the internationally famous TED brand to the Australian national capital once a year in the Spring. 

With a volunteer crew spending over 3000 hours putting together the event, TEDxCanberra brings ideas, theatre, thinkers, innovators and enjoyment to a the region with some of Canberra and Australia's most interesting presenters taking the stage to deliver their "ideas worth spreading".
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