Independent Lens Violence Against Women is a Global Epidemic
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women - premiering October 1 & 2 Details
Program: Independent Lens
Episode: Violence Against Women is a Global Epidemic
A group of experts and advocates describe the global epidemic of gender-based violence, which strips women of their autonomy and forces them to live in constant fear of physical retribution. The phenomenon can seem insurmountable in post-conflict countries like Sierra Leone, but extraordinary women like Amie Kandeh are nevertheless determined to bring an end to these rampant abuses.• Visit the Violence Against Women is a Global Epidemic webpage
Premiere Date: 10/01/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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