I Was Worth 50 Sheep | Women of Vision
Women of Vision is pleased to present a week of activities prior to International Women's Day, March 8, 2013. We start our week with "I Was Worth 50 Sheep."
Learn more about our other opportunities this week at www.womenofvision.org.
There’s something in every woman that objects to injustice. But when she sees it happening to the most vulnerable, there’s an innate quality in her that rises against it even more fervently.
World Vision’s Women of Vision is a movement of women intolerant of injustice. With a heart to see justice restored to the afflicted and oppressed, we’re committed to defending and equipping those who are unable to defend themselves. Despite extensive world reaction, injustice continues to exist. So while the world waits, we won’t.
Women of Vision is a volunteer ministry of World Vision, mobilizing and uniting women called to invest their time, intellect, compassion, creativity, and finances so impoverished women and children might find hope and experience a tangible expression of God's love.
Celebrate Women's History Month with #SheDocs
#SheDocs Online Film Festival brings you the best independent documentaries that tell the stories of women and girls defying odds and rising to leadership positions throughout history. The following free films will be available online from March 1-31, 2013 in celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day!
I Was Worth 50 Sheep
Following a long practiced tradition in Afghanistan, 10-year-old Sabere was sold to a man in his fifties. For the next six years she was both slave and wife, miscarrying four times. Now at sixteen, she is fighting for her freedom.
- Mary Gleason
Women of Vision, World Vision
This online screening event is presented by your local public television station or other public media organization.
The perspectives expressed do not represent the views of the presenter or public broadcasting.