Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Publish date: August 5th 2010
Publisher: Virago Press (UK)
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Interesting, inspiring but needed a bit of inward focus too.Most of the examples are from the third world not so-called Western countries and when western countries are used it's usually in contrast. Yes, many of these countries need help and the people need for wealthier countries to help them get...
This amazing book addresses a multitude of international women’s issues while placing them in the larger scheme of humanitarian crises, profiling successful strategies for change, and offering methods for readers to help.Kristof and WuDunn are a married couple who worked as New York Times journalist...
“Decades from now, people will look back and wonder how societies could have acquiesced in a sex slave trade in the twenty-first century that is... bigger than the transatlantic slave trade was in the nineteenth. They will be perplexed that we shrugged as a lack of investment in maternal health caus...
The women whose stories are told here deserve every star I could give. They are heartbreaking stories and inspirational women. The reporting by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn gives me pause. Mainly, that Nicholas Kristof comes off like the white savior saving the brown women from the brown men. ...
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