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Walk On My Own

Season 2 Episode 204 | 26m 46s

Had Senegalese teen Ndèye Fatou Fall been born several years earlier, she and her friends would have been subjected to child marriage and other rituals harmful to girls. Mentored by filmmaker Elizabeth Hummer, Ndèye Fatou shares how her village abandoned these practices, and the ways in which these cultural shifts have empowered and transformed her community.

Aired: 01/28/19 | Expires: 01/28/25
Distributed nationally by American Public Television.
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20-year-old German activist Helena Marschall advocates for climate justice.
Kentucky teen Keith Griffith III shows how beekeeping supports mental wellbeing
Tymur Tsapliienko, Ukrainian refugee, shines light on the effects of war and displacement.
Diya Payal, a teen from India, explores plant biodiversity and sustainable farming.
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