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Sheryl WuDunnTED TALK notesChina-Gender biasDaiman ju-Best student-Parents did not want to pay the equivalent of 12 dollar-US reader made donations for her to finish school-Today the Central Moral challenge of this century is gender inequity-In the 19thcentury it was slavery-in the 20thcentury it was totalitarianismOur cause Is the violence due to genderMore men than woman because there are 60-100 million females in the worldReasonsMore girls were discriminated to death in last half century than people killed in all the wars ofthis past century-girls often get aborted due to sonogramIn India-From newborn toone boy and girls survival rate are the same because of breast feeding andthe breast shows no son preference-From 1-5 girls die at a 50% higher mortality rate than boysOver population is a persistent cause of povertyEducated boy his family tends to have slightly fewer kids but only slightlyEducated girl tends to have significantly fewer kids

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