New York Times

Women Hold Up Half the Sky

In the Summer of 2009, The New York Times published a special issue on their magazine dedicated to women, entitled "Saving the World's Women". In this issue, authors Nicholas Kristof and wife Sheryl Wu Dunn published their essay, derived from their book about women, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide". Read the article HERE, and watch Sheryl Wu Dunn's powerful TED speech below, staking the urgency for all the world's women, and our duty to uplift them.