The Strength of Women

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In Mao Zedong's own words, "women hold up half the sky." And women, in 2016 and 2017, are holding (it up and) down. From the streets to the skies, women around the globe are leading in all walks of life - revolutionizing what it means to be a woman in today's times. From pioneers opening the doors to radicals in the church and on Capitol Hill, WORLD presents the extraordinary in inspiring stories of the generations of women that have come and gone, and are next in line to persist.

Throughout March, and in honor of Women's History Month, a showcase of over 50 films celebrates the Graces, Marians, Simones, Clarissas and more. Seek out the powerful words of Alice Walker, the slam skills of Billie Jean King, the glass-shattering humor of Mary Tyler Moore, the remarkable resilience of Penny Cooper, and the strength and smarts of countless others proving the doubters wrong.

The Strength of Women

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