Sheryl WuDunn and her husband, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, wrote "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," which advocates improving the conditions of women in order to improve the world. We talk with WuDunn.
Three women were awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. The Norwegian Nobel committee honored the three women for "their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work."
The film "Pray the Devil Back to Hell" documents the story of a group of women who organized protests for peace aimed at ending Liberia's nearly 20-year civil war. Leymah Gbowee was the driving force behind the movement.