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Half the Sky: Creating Hope within Africa's Largest Slum

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 9m 52s

Nick Kristof and Olivia Wilde venture through Nairobi to reach Kibera, one of the largest slums in the world. Here, Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner have worked tirelessly to promote the cause of women, using schools, clinics, and community services to combat Kibera's extreme poverty and habitual neglect toward girls.

Aired: 09/30/12

Rating: TV-PG

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