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

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

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