Gloria Steinem presents women who shape their futures and our own, at the intersection of violence and stability, and of oppression and progress.
S01:E01 - DRC: Rape as a Weapon of War
As rival militias and armies battle for control of mineral-rich territories in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the rape of local women has become a routine military tactic.
S01:E03 - Canada: The Missing First Nations
The First Nations women of Canada are disappearing and being murdered at an alarming rate. We explore the reasons behind this disturbing issue and what’s being done to stop it.
S01:E05 - USA: Mothers Behind Bars
The U.S. locks up more women than any other country. Most of them have children, who are 7 times more likely to end up in prison, creating a repeating cycle of incarceration.
S01:E07 - USA: Assault in the Military
Sexual assault in the U.S. military affects women disproportionately. We meet with survivors and military personnel to find out what’s being done to combat the problem.
S01:E08 - Pakistan: On the Frontlines
Extremist violence in Pakistan is profoundly affecting the female population. We explore how women are responding to the threat and empowering themselves to create positive change.