Blog

We always have something new in the works. Here's what you need to know.

Recent Posts

  1. Half the Sky Earns TV Academy Honors

    March 21, 2013

    The Independent Lens special presentation Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide will be among seven other programs to receive Television Academy Honors at the May 9th ceremony in Los Angeles. Recognized for personifying “Television with a Conscience,” the landmark PBS program is based on the book by New York

  2. One Educator's Take on Teaching Gender Oppression

    January 11, 2013

    ITVS Community Classroom and the film Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide made a big splash at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) conference in Seattle in November. This is the largest national gathering of social studies educators, drawing more than 3,500 people. ITVS hosted a screening of excerpts

  3. Celebrate Human Rights Day with Five ITVS Films

    December 10, 2012

    Which holidays are you celebrating this December: Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve? Add another to the list because today is Human Rights Day. On December 10, 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the UN now honors it annually. This year’s theme is the right to speak up in public life and

  4. Special Screening of Half the Sky with a Keynote Address by Sheryl WuDunn

    November 16, 2012

    Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of Half the Sky is coming to Seattle, Saturday Nov 17! Join us for a special screening of the new PBS documentary based on the book by her and Nicholas Kristof.  Inspired by the best-selling book by Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women

  5. Women and Girls Lead Takes on Violence in 16 Days

    November 13, 2012

    From November 25 to December 10, Women and Girls Lead joins its partners in 16 Days of Action to eliminate gender-based violence. The 2012 global campaign focuses on the effects of militarism on women and girls.Violence against women and girls is a global crisis that cuts across all countries, classes and cultures, touching the lives of women and girls in