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Half the Sky: Breaking the Cycle of Oppression with Educatio

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 1m 43s

Gabrielle Union, Olivia Wilde, Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof discuss solutions to the most pressing problems facing women: maternal mortality, gender-based violence, sex trafficking and forced prostitution. Women are not the problem, they are the solution. Education and economic empowerment are the ladder to a better life for women, their families and communities.

Aired: 09/30/12

Rating: TV-PG

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