Every Mother Counts conducts a Q & A with Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, on the power of her book and her hopes for the documentary and social impact games to come!

30 days until Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide premieres on PBS!

One day left till Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide premieres! Invite your friends and family to join you in watching Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Premiere on PBS at 9pm/8pm CT.

Half the Sky poster: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide at @PBS Annual Meeting

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide documentary poster at Virginia Wesleyan College. The documentary airs Oct. 1 and 2 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT on @PBS.

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide posters at @PBS Annual Meeting

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide premieres tonight at 9/8pm CT. on Independent Lens | PBS! Please share, and invite your friends to join you tonight!

Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn In just 20 days, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide airs on PBS (Oct 1 and 2 at 9pm / 8pm CT). Mark your calendars and join our event on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/361305747278917/

Part two of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide with Diane Lane, America Ferrera and Olivia Wilde airs tonight at 9/8pm C on PBS! Who was watching last night? What did you think?

Nicholas Kristof and Meg Ryan at PBS Annual Meeting talking about Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

"Mothers hold up half the sky" - Sheryl WuDunn quilt patch for Opportunity International and Mother's Day

Jamie Leigh, Half the Sky Movement campus ambassador at the University of Mississippi.

Meet Rebecca. She co-founded the Umoja Women's Village in Kenya along with other survivors of violence. Buy her beautiful handmade beaded jewelry to help support their community projects.

"If one woman is hurt, all women are hurt, there is no here & there about it." - 2011 Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee

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Esther Duflo, an economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology known for her data-driven analysis of poverty, argues that the effects of some anti-poverty programmes go beyond the direct impact of the resources they provide. These programs also make it possible for the very poor to hope for more than mere survival.