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The linked problems of sex trafficking and forced prostitution, gender-based violence, and maternal mortality ““ which needlessly claim one woman every 90 seconds ““ present to us the single most vital opportunity of our time: the opportunity to make a change. All over the world women are seizing this opportunity. [PBS]

THE BOOK was a phenomenon and now the authors of “Half the Sky,” Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, are premiering their documentary based on their writings this week, Monday and Tuesday, on PBS.

Women and girls lead.