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Inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's groundbreaking book, HALF THE SKY: TURNING OPPRESSION INTO OPPORTUNITY FOR WOMEN WORLDWIDE takes on the central moral challenge of the 21st century: the oppression of women and girls worldwide.
Take an unforgettable journey with six actress/advocates and New York Times journalist Kristof to meet some of the most courageous individuals of our time, who are doing extraordinary work to empower women and girls everywhere. These are stories of heartbreaking challenge, dramatic transformation and enduring hope. You will be shocked, outraged, brought to tears. Most important, you will be inspired by the resilience of the human spirit and the capabilities of women and girls to realize their staggering potential.
HALF THE SKY is a passionate call-to-arms, urging us not only to bear witness to the plight of the world's women, but to help to transform their oppression into opportunity. Our future is in the hands of women, everywhere.
America Ferrera (click for larger image)
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An excellent video to show clips from in high school social studies classes.Published 5 months ago by Shopper in NJ
Since this documentary first aired on PBS, the gender equality campaign has gained momentum. Emma Watson spoke at the UN and has a speech on YouTube which is one of the best I've... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Chad M
Horrifying, deeply troubling... Every woman who can read, should read this, and those who cannot read, should have this read to them. Men? Read morePublished 7 months ago by Laurie F. Fannin
Good insights from award winning authors of the world situation.Published 11 months ago by paul six
This video is a must-see for everyone. It addresses so many pressing issues of our day in a credible and fascinating format. Read morePublished 11 months ago by AHMoorhead
This movie made me want to cry, and it made me sick as well because of the horrible things that some women have to go through in some countries due to a lack of education and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by CollegeStudent007