Here’s Zainab Bangura’s speech at the 100 Women Conference organized by the BBC. Before listening to her speech, take a few seconds to do some research on her and what she’s done. After that, read the following questions:
1) What happened to her when she was 12?
2) What did her mother do?
3) What’s the role of education according to her?
4) What’s the role of fear?
5) Do you agree with her ideas? Why/Why not?
Now you’re ready to listen. Enjoy!