We are so looking forward to watching Half the Sky on American television Oct. 1 and Oct 2. For those of you without access to PBS, you can pre-order the DVD from Amazon.com
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a movement to confront the greatest moral challenge of our time: the oppression of women and girls across the world. Inspired by the groundbreaking book of the same name, the Half the Sky Movement is a call to action driven by growing awareness that empowering women is the greatest opportunity to increase prosperity and stability around the globe. Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have lent their voices to women and girls silenced across the world, as well as the unsung heroes working day in and day out to secure their rights and open up opportunities for them to flourish. Join them in this movement!
We are galvanizing action using social media, mobile games, celebrity advocates and a Facebook game. At the core of the Half the Sky Movement is a two-night PBS special airing on October 1st and 2nd, which chronicles the stories of women and girls confronting extreme gender inequality around the world and celebrates the remarkable individuals fighting to bring about change. Between now and October, learn more about the challenges women and girls face, the organizations working to address those challenges, and how you can help.Visit Half the Sky Movement home page