Half the Sky
Last updated 9 years ago
nicholas kristof and sheryl wudunn
Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn Fighting to end the oppression of women and girls worldwide with their book Half the Sky. "Hidden in the overlapping problems of sex trafficking and forced prostitution, gender-based violence, and maternal mortality is the single most vital opportunity of our time — and women are seizing it. women's oppression is being confronted head on and real, meaningful solutions are being fashioned. Change is happening, and it’s happening now."
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.
Half the Sky: half humanitarian heroics, half celebrity ego trip - The Seattle Globalist
Actress Olivia Wilde hangs at the Umoja Women's Village in Kenya as part of Half the Sky (Photo via Jessica Chermayeff/PBS). Shop at www.giftsthatgive... where 20% of your purchase can go directly to charities such as the Umoja Uaso Women's Fund or the charity of your choice!
Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
More than 75 Million primary school-age children are not in school, more than half are girls. Girls who pursue secondary education are also at a significantly lower risk of engaging in crime or falling victim to human trafficking. -Half the Sky Movement