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Independent Lens | Helping Girls to Stay in School in Vietnam | PBS

Duration: 04:18
Program: Independent Lens #1500
Broadcast Date: Oct. 1, 2012

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens special, "Half the Sky," Nicholas Kristof and Gabrielle Union meet Nhi Huynh, a young girl whose father forces her to work every day selling lottery tickets. On a good day she earns the equivalent of four U.S. dollars. A local education organization, Room to Read, is working with Nhi to ensure she stays in school.



Post Date: May 4, 2012