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Half the Sky: Gender-based Violence in Sierra Leone

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 9m 45s

This educational module adapted from the documentary series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide follows journalist Nicholas Kristof and actress Eva Mendes as they investigate the high incidence of rape and impunity in Sierra Leone, and meet change maker Amie Kandeh.

Aired: 09/30/12

Rating: TV-PG

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

It's been a tumultuous ride for Lowell High School since the PBS documentary Try Harder! stopped filming. Here’s a look back at a few of the key events that played out at Lowell over the taxing last two years.

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