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Ascent of Women: A New Age Is Dawning for Every Mother's Daughter

Autor: Armstrong, Sally

Editorial: Vintage Books Canada

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
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Ascent of Women: A New Age Is Dawning for Every Mother's Daughter : The earth is shifting under the status of women. Ascent of Women tells a remarkable story about women claiming their own space - against all odds - and how this shift from oppression to emancipation will improve the economy, reduce poverty and curtail conflict. Sally Armstrong, also known as the war correspondent for the world's women, has been following the action on the front line for women and girls in Bosnia, Egypt, Congo, The Middle East, Afghanistan and America for twenty-five years. She says the manifesto for this revolution is being written in mud-brick huts in Afghanistan and on Tehrir Square in Egypt and in the forests of the Congo, as well as on the streets of Kenya, where 160 girls sued their government for failing to protect them from being raped, and won, and in Pakistan, where Malala Yousafzai, is fighting for the rights of all girls. Armstrong has been an eye witness to the worst atrocities and is now the first to write about the astonishing changes that are happening in Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Her eye-witness reporting has earned her many awards including the Gold Award from the National Magazine Awards Foundation and the Author's Award from the Foundation for the Advancement of Canadian Letters. She received the Amnesty International Canada Media Award in 2000, 2002 and again in 2011. She was a member of the International Women's Commission a UN body that consists of 20 Palestinian women, 20 Israeli women and 12 internationals whose mandate is assisting with the path to peace in the Middle East.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Ciencias Sociales   Gender Studies
Ciencias Políticas   General
Biografía y Autobiografía   Women

ISBN 13:9780307362605
ISBN 10:0307362604
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:280
Tamaño:8.02" l x 5.23" w x 0.84" h
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