Two organizations use the name Half the Sky: the Half the Sky Foundation featured here and the Half the Sky Movement founded by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Both are wonderful organizations that, in different ways, combat gendercide.
"After reaching their fifties and raising their own children, Jenny and Richard Bowen adopted 2-year-old Maya from China after learning of poor orphanage conditions for abandoned girls. Sixteen years later, the Bowens have two adopted daughters from the same region and have started a non-profit called Half the Sky to transform orphan care with the cooperation of the Chinese government."
Watch video and read transcript... Reported by Fred de Sam Lazaro for PBS.