Online gambling tackles serious subjects playing on networks

 

Radhika, a young Indian woman, has many hurdles to overcome: finding medicines for children, cover their tuition supplement her family’s income by selling mangoes on the market. Her story is one of thousands of women.

It is also the plot of Half the Sky, an online game on Facebook that begins in an Indian village to finish the USA.

Fused wire in this course, players can donate or unlock by progressing in the game, pledges of various organizations to help those affected by poverty. More contributions from players, the higher they finish the game quickly and Radhika help him achieve his goal.

“TRANSFORMING OPPRESSION IN OPPORTUNITY”

Half the Sky, launched globally on March 4, is the latest initiative of a movement for women’s rights led by Nick Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, two journalists from the New York Times .

This project was born in 2009, when the journalists published Half the Sky.Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (“Half the Sky: Turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide,” Ed Vintage, untranslated).

See full story in Le Monde here.

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