Somaly Mam is a Cambodian woman who was trafficked into brothels as a young girl, escaped, and then started a foundation to fight human trafficking. Traffickers have threatened to kill her, but she refuses to be intimidated.
Nicholas Kristof is an American journalist & winner of 2 Pulitzers...he has "rewritten opinion journalism" focusing on human rights abuse, social change, the importance of education, the value of women...his book "Half The Sky" should be read by every woman...& he doesn't just write, he travels & LISTENS...he walks the walk.
"It's easy to see the pain here, but what's beautiful to me is the love here, and the health here, and the idea that community, even if it's a community of pain at first, is so healing. And that's a very simple, powerful idea, and it's in action here." - Meg Ryan
The Impact of India's Caste System on Women | Independent Lens | PBS
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/half-the-sky/ Watch Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women - premiering October 1 & 2 on PBS! Urmi Ba...
Intent Video of the Day: Half the Sky - Intent Blog
“How we treat women and girls is absolutely essential to who we are as a people.” -- Hillary Clinton, speaking in a new television series inspired by the book Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Half the Sky: half humanitarian heroics, half celebrity ego trip - The Seattle Globalist
The Seattle Globalist is a nonprofit news organization with the mission to elevate diverse voices through media. Our daily online news publication covers the connections between local and global issues here in Seattle, particularly among people of color and immigrant communities. At the heart of the Seattle Globalist is a commitment to amplify stories that are rarely heard due to institutional racism and other barriers. We do this through community-focused storytelling, globally-minded…
Half the Sky: 3 ways to help empower women around the world
It's time to use your voice and empower yourself to help make a difference. HAlf the Sky is a documentary helping to empower women aruond the world. Come see..