Do SA parents have it better than most?

Jessica Shortall has a passionate cause. She says every year millions of women are forced back to work within just weeks of giving birth. 

Ms. Shortall wants new mothers to be afforded the right to be on leave from work without the fear of losing their job because they aren't ready to leave their newborn baby just yet.

In her TEDtalk, she uses the American government as an example, saying, that the economy needs women to work while babies need a working mom to survive. 

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What really matters at the end of life?

BJ Miller -- a palliative care physician -- delivers this TedTalk about how we think about death and how we honour life. He asks, "At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for?" Dr. Miller's patient care includes the creation of a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients. Take the time to savor this moving talk which you can watch in the video below. 

 

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How I Teach Kids to Love Science

At the Harbour School in Hong Kong, Cesar Harada teaches citizen science and invention to the next generation of environmentalists. He's moved his classroom into an industrial mega-space where imaginative kids work with wood, metal, chemistry, biology, optics and, occasionally, power tools to create solutions to the threats facing the world's oceans. There, he instills a universal lesson that his own parents taught him at a young age: "You can make a mess, but you have to clean up after yourself."

Watch the fully talk in the video below.

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