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Turning oppression into opportunity, Half the Sky documents the incredible stories of challenge and triumph of women worldwide.

Women and girls around the globe face threats of trafficking, prostitution, violence, and discrimination every day of their lives. Based on the book by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky aims to amplify the central message of the book: that women are not the problem, but the solution; and to bolster the broad and growing movement for change.

Independent Lens presents Half the Sky

Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
October 1 & 2, 8pm-10pm on PBS North

Join the Conversation Locally

Watch Half the Sky before it airs on PBS. The Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project (DAIP) will host a public screening of Half the Sky on September 27, followed by a community discussion. Admission is free.

Half the Sky Public Preview
Thursday, September 27, 7 - 9 pm
Zinema 2 Theater
222 E Superior Street Duluth

"Putting Women to Work" with Sheryl WuDunn

The co-author of Half the Sky speak as part of The College of St. Scholastica's Spotlight Series. October 4 at the Mitchel Auditorium.

Preview Half the Sky

More Than a Documentary - It's a Movement