The team behind Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide visited Cambodia, Kenya, India, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, Vietnam, as well as the United States in order introduce women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable — and fighting bravely to change them. Their intimate, dramatic and immediate stories of struggle reflect viable and sustainable options for empowerment and offer an actionable blueprint for transformation.
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Women and girls across the globe face threats — trafficking, prostitution, violence, discrimination — every day of their lives. But hope endures. Brave men and women have developed innovative ways of helping those living in some of the most challenging conditions.Read more >>
Watch the film trailer, behind-the-scenes videos, and exclusive interviews with celebrity advocates and world leaders.Read more >>
They represent every spectrum of society from North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa; a former prostitute, a child sex slave, a Microsoft executive, doctors, wives and mothers. Read the stories of these change agents who are working to improve the lives of women and girls in their own countries and across the world.Read more >>