Worldwide” written by Nicholas Kristof, Pulitzer Prize journalist and his
wife Sheryl WuDunn, is the result of a tour and study of women’s lives
in Africa, the Middle East and Southeast and Far East Asia. The title is
based on a Chinese saying that Women hold up half the sky.
on PBS on Monday and Tuesday, Oct 1 & 2.
Some of this documentary will be previewed on Thursday, 9/27, at the site
of The Samaritan Women , which is also the only site of a Restoration
Residential Shelter for adult victims of human trafficking in the entire Mid-Atlantic Region. This is also the headquarter site for the Maryland Rescue and Restore Coalition, to which CHAI community partner, HoCo AGAST, is a member. The Samaritan Women is located off Rt. 144 just inside Balt City limits, on 23 acres of open space with
large Organic Gardens and 2 refurbished Victorian houses.
Program to be held outside:
6:45pm Part of the film. MPTV has chosen The Samaritan Women to do this early screening. Bring flashlights and lawn chairs or blankets. Concessions available.
8:30pm Remarks from Local Advocates.
This event is free, with a suggestion of a minimum donation of $5 to support Maryland Human Trafficking victims.