Watch: Shabana Basij-Rasikh – “Dare to Educate Afghan Girls”

Shabana Basij-Rasikh: "Dare to Educate Afghan Girls"

Shabana Basij-Rasikh: “Dare to Educate Afghan Girls”

Filmed at TEDxWomen, 22-year-old Shabana Basij-Rasikh, who runs a school for girls in Afghanistan, gives a heartfelt speech on her family’s decision to fight for the education of their daughters.

Particularly, her father, stood to up to threats from the Taliban, who banned the country’s girls above the age of 8 from receiving any education. Watch below.