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lineName: Lexy
College: Seminole State College
Campus/Time: Altamonte Springs/5:00pm
Date: October 30, 2012

Women’s Educational Rights in Other Countries

I. Introduction (Open with Impact): There was a little girl, named Malala, from the Middle East who was shot in the head all because she wanted to further her education. II. Focus on the Thesis Statement: Women’s educational rights in other countries, mainly around the Middle East areas, are not the same as in the United States. III. Connect with the Audience: How would you feel if you were in Malala’s shoes with a man trying to stop you from learning? IV. Preview of Main Points: This evening, I will be discussing what it is like for women, of all ages, to be in a school that does not want them there. a. Preview Point 1: Pakistan

b. Preview Point 2: Iranian university
c. Preview Point 3: Statistics compared to the US rates of women who are not enrolled in school (Primary and Secondary) Transition: First, I’ll take you all the way to Pakistan, more so centered on the girl I mentioned earlier as my example.

I. Main Point 1: According to The New York Times, October 10, 2012, Malala, at the age of 11, voiced out to her home of Swat that no one, not even the Taliban could stop her from getting her education. a. Sub Point 1: People who encouraged girls to continue to attend school where publically humiliated and there rotting corps would be displayed within the streets. b. Sub Point 2: Over 200 schools were destroyed and remain closed. They most likely will not rebuild. Sign Post: Not only is Pakistan going through these troubled times, so are other countries: Iran II. Main Point 2: Iranian women are being banned from Universities. c. Sub Point 1: The BBC Persian, September 21, 2012, states that more than 30 universities have introduced new rules banning female students from almost 80 different degree courses. d. Sub Point...
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