A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.
The movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices. Despite these obstacles, the brave girls offer hope and inspiration. By getting an education, they're able to break barriers and create change.Written by
This is a simple story. And it did not begin here. This thing of beauty, a joy forever. Rising. This warm glow in darkness, like the harvest moon. A Khmer proverb whispers, "Celebrate when the moon is bright." But for years, she was a child of the dump.
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Another version of this title was made for India under the title 'Girl Rising India: Woh Padhegi, Woh Udegi' and was released in 2015. This version used Indian stars instead of Hollywood stars. See more »
Written by Emmanuel Jal Jak Gatwitch
Performed by Emmanuel Jal and Abdel Gadir Salim See more »