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Former President Jimmy Carter told graduates at Liberty University that discrimination against women and girls is the biggest challenge the world faces today.
In his commencement address on Saturday, Carter said that such discrimination is now an even bigger problem than wealth disparity.
The article goes on to state the following:
“Recently, I’ve changed my mind about the biggest challenge that the world faces,” Carter said. “I think now it’s a human rights problem and it is the discrimination against women and girls in the world.”
Carter spoke about human trafficking and sexual assault, including sexual assault in the U.S. military, as examples of discrimination, as well as parents aborting pregnancies or killing daughters after birth in favor of sons.
The 93-year-old Carter ,who is the third president to deliver Liberty University’s commencement address, urged graduates to be truthful and kind in their lives beyond graduation.
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