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Half the Sky: America Ferrera's Diary Cam Insights on India

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 5m 1s

Follow America Ferrera along as she narrates her time in India through a diary cam. Ferrera talks about meeting the young girls who work with Urmi Basu to break the cycle of forced prostitution. Watch as Ferrera makes chapati with the girls and even learns to sew with some of the mothers.

Aired: 09/30/12

Rating: TV-PG

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