Half the Sky

Half the Sky

A landmark transmedia project featuring a four-hour PBS primetime national and international broadcast event, a Facebook-hosted social action game, mobile games, two websites, educational video modules with companion text, a social media campaign supporting over 30 partner NGOs, and an impact assessment plan all inspired by "Half the Sky": Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, the widely acclaimed book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. (Source: PBS)

Episode Info

Prev: 1x04 -- Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Part 4 (Oct/02/2012)

Conclusion. The oppression of women around the world is examined by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, who's joined by Diane Lane, America Ferrera and Olivia Wilde on trips to Somaliland, India and Kenya. With Lane, he investigates maternal mortality in Somaliland, where one in 12 women die in childbirth. In India, he and Ferrera meet an ex-prostitute who runs a shelter for sex workers and their kids. And in Kenya, he and Wilde learn how a microfinance program is changing women's lives.

America FerreraAmerica Ferrera
As Herself
Diane LaneDiane Lane
As Herself
Eva MendesEva Mendes
As Herself
Gabrielle UnionGabrielle Union
As Herself
George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
As Himself
Meg RyanMeg Ryan
As Herself
Nicholas KristofNicholas Kristof
As Himself
Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde
As Herself

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Classification: Documentary
Genre: Anthology | Family | Lifestyle
Status: New Series
Network: PBS ( USA)
Airs: Mondays, Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: October 01, 2012
Episode Order: 4
• Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Full title), (Used In USA)
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