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From the ruins of the World Trade Center to those of Kabul, Susan Retik and Patti Quigley embark on a journey of personal strength and international reconciliation. Through empowering Afghan widows whose lives have been ravaged by decades of war, poverty and oppression, they believe that peace can be forged one woman at a time.
In southern Bangladesh, the average girl is married by age 15, drops out of school, and has her first child by 16. This puts both mother and baby at far greater risk of death in a region where maternal and newborn mortality are already high. She has no voice in these decisions. Her parents, husband, and in-laws decide. What happens when you give a girl a voice?
Save the Children's "Girls' Voices" project started in Southern Bangladesh in 2006 with the aim of encouraging young women to take control of their lives and their futures. It has touched 42,000 lives since then—including those of Shilpi and her family.
Ritu Bhardwaj is a star to the neighborhood kids of New Delhi. Not only does she help with their homework, she's a glamorous TV reporter. Her next big report is a documentary about the "silk ceiling" that hangs over many Indian women, narrowing lives and frustrating talent.
Still reeling from Priest's murder, Imani FC must begin the process of grieving while dealing with the trial of the policeman who assaulted Tina. Will these challenging moments bring them together as a team?
Grace Lwemamu is manager of the family business Mulya Maize in Uganda. Mary Kaddu runs her own supermarket business. But both felt their lack of management expertise was holding them back. Now they have taken part in a new national mentoring scheme, pairing experienced businesswomen with would-be entrepreneurs in Uganda, equipping them with new confidence and negotiating skills.
Geng Liufen met her husband in the large city of Kunming. But after witnessing how isolated women in his home village of Zuji were, Liufen decided it was up to her to change the status quo and help Zuji's women get the education, training and health information they needed to transform their lives.
Coach is pleased with Johari's performance as captain, so when she asks for permission to host a small party to celebrate victory, coach agrees on condition that the team doesn't get disorderly. Abbas and Priest break the rules by bringing alcohol and drugs, and soon enough, tensions rise. Just as the team is starting to gel, will this party undo everything that has been achieved?
Winner of the 2009 Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject), Smile Pinki tells the uplifting story of two young children in India born with cleft lips. Thanks to the efforts of Smile Train, an organization that pays for surgeries to fix clefts, thousands of children around the world are given a second lease on life every single day.
Thirty-two year old Comfort Adongo is back in school in Bolgatanga, northern Ghana. Comfort was just 14 when a stranger kidnapped and sexually abused her. Abduction and forced marriage of young girls is a growing phenomenon in this part of Ghana. Now back home with her parents, she is determined to finish her schooling and rebuild her life.
In Egypt, traditional gender roles mean many women grow up without access to education. But change is coming. Small schools, established with the help of UNICEF, are opening their doors to both sexes, and young girls like Yusriya are grasping the opportunity to learn with both hands.
As the dust settles from the team's latest skirmish, Imani FC's management looks for someone to take the fall. Will Imani FC be torn apart, just as they were starting to play together as a team?

Anshu Gupta, the founder of Goonj, a volunteer-run recycling center in New Delhi, recycles garments to provide clothes, schoolbags, sanitary napkins, and other amenities for India's poor. Anshu offers a heartfelt appeal to be mindful of the unused clothing taking space in your closet right now, and what a treasure it could be for someone in need. 

Written by Jordan Roberts (March of the Penguins) and narrated by Academy Award®-winner Morgan Freeman, Where the Water Meets the Sky tells the inspiring story of a group of women in a remote region of Northern Zambia who achieve the unimaginable: they learn how to make a film as a way to speak out about their lives, raising an issue that no one will discuss - the plight of young women orphaned by AIDS.
Nigeria has had some success in getting more women into government and business. But what about those in the crowded and often violent slums of Lagos? Meet three girls from one of the city's poorest and toughest neighborhoods, all looking for their chance to escape.
In the wake of a disastrous loss in their first match together, massive changes are afoot in the leadership of Imani FC. Tension around ethnic, economic, and gender differences rises to the surface as players struggle to deal with the past. Will the roster, captain, and coach of Imani FC all be different by their next match?
 
 
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