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  1. Half the Sky : Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by

    • 5 average rating based on 7 reviews
    • What a book! I saw the writers on Oprah, and ordered the book right away. If this book does not change your life in the way you look at things, nothing will. There are many opportunities listed at the end of the book for all of us to help these women. Read this book, and please do help these women. Read more
    • After listening to this on audio, as a woman, I thought it might be one of the most important pieces of work in our time. These issues are so widespread and prevalent in many of the developing countries around the world and most people know nothing of it. Just as the "custom" of (women's) foot binding in China has been stopped after thousands of years, this backward thinking regarding women can be changed. Read it, pass it along and speak up about it. It can't be changed overnight, but the sooner we start, the sooner women will not have to endure these inhumane, misogynistic treatments. Kristof and WuDunn present the information with obvious commitment and passion. It's heartbreaking, yet hopeful. Everyone (especially women) need to read this. It's truly something we all know to be aware of and speak up about. Read more