WuDunn and Kristof Say Century Belongs to Women

In “Half the Sky,” Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof add popular storytelling power to the 15-year-old international-policy argument for lifting women’s oppression. The authors call it the century’s greatest moral challenge.

African Businesswomen Create and Spread Wealth

In South Africa, women are taking advantage of new laws promoting diversity to share and spread the country’s wealth. In neighboring Zambia, another woman builds a hospitality empire from $40. Second in a series on emerging female leaders in Africa.