Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide

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Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide

Time: September 18, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Warner Grand Theatre
Street: 478 W 6th St
City/Town: San Pedro
Website or Map: http://www.warnergrand.org
Phone: 310-543-2493
Event Type: movie, free
Organized By: Heather Caine
Latest Activity: Sep 14, 2012

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Half the Sky is a drawn from a four-hour PBS primetime national broadcast event inspired by the widely acclaimed book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, by Pulizer Prize winning couple, journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. In this series, and the shorter film, global oppression of women and girls is being confronted, and real meaningful solutions are being fashioned through health care, education, and economic empowerment. Filmed in 10 countries, the film follows author Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union and Olivia Wilde on a journey to tell the stories of inspiring, courageous individuals.

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http://www.halftheskymovement.org/

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Comment by Jillian Shundo on September 14, 2012 at 12:08pm

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