The Girl Effect and Half the Sky

“Women hold up half the sky.” – Chinese Proverb

Half The SkyThis week’s SPIRIT, featuring an excerpt from Half The Sky by Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn, is about human trafficking – and how empowering women can change the world.

Learn more about the Half The Sky movement at halftheskymovement.org.

The Girl Effect is another movement aiming to empower women. Watch the video below and learn about the unique potential of 600 million adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves and the world at girleffect.org.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s