The Strength of Women

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In Mao Zedong's own words, "women hold up half the sky." But if the roles of girls and women are critical to the world, why are they often at a disadvantage? Lingering disparities continue to threaten women's rights around the globe. From non-traditional roles on the battlefield to modern-day human trafficking, WORLD Channel's focuses on a selection of inspiring and heartbreaking personal stories on the plight of women near and far --- highlighting tales of friendship, artists forgotten and well-known, pioneers in fields as diverse as comedy and space, and the struggles of girls and women even in our background.

Throughout March, a showcase of programming celebrates and honors the strength of women from series like Frontline, Global Voices, Independent Lens, P.O.V. and the premiere of two all-new episodes of America ReFramed.

The Strength of Women

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