Director Richard Robbins
With Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, and Anne Hathaway
Nine girls. Nine stories of courage. Girl Rising shines a light on the unforgettable stories of girls living in the developing world, striving to overcome circumstance and nearly insurmountable odds to achieve their dreams.
Directed by Academy Award nominee, Richard E. Robbins, written by acclaimed female writers, and voiced by actresses that include Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, Anne Hathaway and more, Girl Rising proves that one girl with courage is a revolution.
Coming from Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, Peru, Cambodia, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan, the girls’ lives have been affected by the absolute power of education – or lack thereof. Girl Rising is a global campaign for girls’ education and empowerment. Their mission is to change the way the world values girls and to ensure girls everywhere can be full and equal participants in society.