Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Introduced by George Clooney, this 4-hour special follows stories of challenge and triumph, traveling with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and celebrity advocates America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union and Olivia Wilde on a journey to 10 countries, where they meet inspiring individuals and discover how they're confronting the oppression of women and girls. Based on the widely acclaimed book Half the Sky by columnist Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, it reveals the real, meaningful solutions being fashioned through health care, education and economic empowerment for women and girls.
Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Previous Broadcasts
KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 25, 2013 -- 10:00 PM
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- KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 26, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 18, 2013 -- 10:00 PM
This 2-part program presents women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable - and fighting bravely to change them. Their intimate, dramatic and immediate stories of struggle reflect viable and sustainable options for empowerment and offer an actionable blueprint for transformation. Filmed in 10 countries: Cambodia, Kenya, India, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Liberia and the US.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 19, 2013 -- 4:00 AM