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Half The Sky: How to Change the World By Nicholas D. Kristof

Half The Sky: How to Change the World
by Nicholas D. Kristof

A call to arms against the most pervasive human rights violation of the 21st century: the oppression of women in the developing world.
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Half The Sky: How to Change the World Summary


Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting team, husband and wife Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, take us on a journey through Africa and Asia to meet an extraordinary array of exceptional women struggling against terrible circumstances. More girls have been killed in the last fifty years, precisely because they are girls, than men were killed in all the wars of the twentieth century combined. More girls are killed in this routine 'gendercide' in any one decade than people were slaughtered in all the genocides of the twentieth century. In the nineteenth century, the central moral challenge was slavery. In the twentieth, it was totalitarianism. In the twenty-first, Kristof and WuDunn demonstrate, it will be the struggle for gender equality in the developing world. Fierce, moral, pragmatic, full of amazing stories of courage and inspiration, HALF THE SKY is essential reading for every global citizen.

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Sku
GOR002360813
Title
Half The Sky: How to Change the World
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Year published
Number of pages
352
ISBN 10
1844086828
ISBN 13
9781844086825
Prizes
N/A
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