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.
This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast. Previous broadcasts.
Want to be reminded of upcoming programs like this one? Then sign up for our topic newsletters! Just go to the KQED Newsletter subscriptions page.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
"The Bay Bridged" Music for June
Listen the The Bay Bridged mix of bands performing live in the Bay Area this month, including The Mantles, Cold Cave, The Spyrals, Blitzen Trapper, Monster Rally, and more. Enjoy the podcast and then go see some concerts!
Obamacare Explained: A Guide for Californians
Starting Jan 1, 2014, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine. KQED has created a simple guide to explain how the health law affects you, your family or your small business, here in California.