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TOP 10: Half the Sky–Searing Portraits of the Challenges and Triumphs of the World’s Women

Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Half the Sky–Searing Portraits of the Challenges and Triumphs of the World’s Women: Lisa Anderson–trust.org–10/3/12

TOP 10: Kristof and WuDunn’s ‘Half the Sky’ to be Televised

Nick Kristof's and WuDunn's Half the Sky book

Kristof and WuDunn’s ‘Half the Sky’ to be Televised: Natalie Culkin–womensviewsonnews.org–5/24/12

Ruthie Rosenberg On How The Katonah Book Club Is Empowering Girls In India

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By Stacey Gualandi/Dec. 21, 2010

When Ruthie Rosenberg joined her local book club four years ago in the small town of Katonah, NY, she never envisioned that reading a book would catapult her into a worldwide cause to save female victims of human trafficking .

But a committed club of six have joined forces with Apne Aap Women Worldwide to empower and educate young girls in Bihar, India, and put an end to sex slavery.

Half the SkyIt all began when this married mother of two made a bold book choice, the moving and emotional Half the Sky by the Pulitzer Prize- winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.

“These are stories of courageous people with incredible determination to flourish under horrendous conditions. They are both disturbing and inspiring.” Ruthie Rosenberg

Stacey Gualandi was so impressed with the Katonah Book Club’s call to action that she contacted Ruthie to find out why they reached out to a hostel half a world away and how we, too, could help her hold up half the sky… [Read more…]