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Empowering Girls & Women

Six flicks that address 'the girl effect' -- the payoff of investing in women worldwide.

Radical Womanhood blogger Carolyn McCulley is impressed with the recent book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. So she is compiling a list of documentaries "in order to help us all understand the plight of women in other nations."

Her initial list includes these six films: A Walk to Beautiful, Lumo, Mrs. Goundo's Daughter, Afghan Star, As We Forgive, and At the End of Slavery.

To that list I would add Pray the Devil Back to Hell (mentioned here) and The Stoning of Soraya M. What other films would you recommend?

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