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Two young Arab girls defy gender roles | Leen Fariz & Reem Chaaban | TEDxYouth@WellspringLC
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Added Jul 8, 2016
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As they navigate through adolescence, Reem and Leen found their passions and interests did not fit societal gender roles. In this heartening talk, they share their plea for a re-think of what it means to be human, beyond gender roles.

Leen is a young activist on gender issues in her local community and a student at Wellspring Learning community, based in Beirut, Lebanon.

Reem is a young gender activist and a student at Wellspring Learning Community.

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