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Williams Sisters Use Their Star Power to Promote Women's Rights in Nigeria

Half the Sky Movement

After winning the WTA championships in Istanbul, Venus and Serena Williams are taking a tour of Nigeria, which ranks 118 out of 134 countries on the Gender Equality Index. On their trip, the ladies will meet the governor of Lagos, hold a tennis clinic in an exclusive club, and visit a health class for girls. They aim to "encourage more women to break the molds" that keep them from reaching their full potential.

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