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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Nicholas D Kristof; Sheryl WuDunn
|Description:||xxii, 294 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||The girl effect --
Emancipating twenty-first-century slaves --
Fighting slavery from Seattle --
Prohibition and prostitution --
Rescuing girls is the easy part --
Learning to speak up --
The new abolitionists --
Rule by rape --
Mukhtar's school --
The shame of "honor" --
in the Congo --
Maternal mortality, one woman a minute --
A doctor who treats countries, not patients --
Why do women die in childbirth? --
Edna's hospital --
Family planning and the "God gulf" --
Jane Roberts and her 34 million friends --
Is Islam misogynistic? --
The Afghan insurgent --
Investing in education --
Ann and Angeline --
Microcredit : the financial revolution --
A CARE package for Goretti --
The axis of equality --
Tears over Time magazine --
Grassroots vs treetops --
Girls helping girls --
What you can do --
Four steps you can take in the next ten minutes --
Appendix. Organizations supporting women.
|Responsibility:||Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.|
Two Pulitzer Prize winners issue a call to arms against our era's most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women in the developing world. They show that a little help can transform the lives of women and girls abroad and that the key to economic progress lies in unleashing women's potential.
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- Women's rights -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
- Women -- Crimes against -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
- Women -- Developing countries -- Social conditions -- Case studies.