VOICES FROM THE FIELDTHE IRC BLOG
On location with Half the Sky
October 3, 2011 by Melissa Winkler
|Amie Kandeh speaks to girls in Freetown about staying focused on their studies. Photo: Melissa Winkler/IRC|
The International Rescue Committee's Melissa Winkler is in Sierra Leone, on location with the film crew of Half the Sky, a documentary series to air in 2012 on abuses and inequities faced by women and girls around the world and inspiring women who are combating them and finding solutions. Half the Sky is partnering with the IRC on a film segment about sexual violence.
Half the Sky’s Mira Chang interviews Rainbo Center manager Millicent Juana on the help she provides to women and girls.
(Photo: Melissa Winkler/IRC)