Half the Sky

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  • Author : Nicholas D. Kristof
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • ISBN : 0307273156
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 65 reviews
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Half the Sky

Half the Sky
  • Author : Nicholas D. Kristof,Sheryl WuDunn
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 08 September 2009
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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation—the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. From the bestselling authors of Tightrope, two of our most fiercely moral voices With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there, among them a Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery and an Ethiopian woman

Holding Up Half the Sky

Holding Up Half the Sky
  • Author : Graham Joseph Hill
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 30 April 2020
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Women have played significant roles in ministry and leadership throughout the history of the church and the pages of the Bible. Today, women make up more than half the church, and do much of the mission, ministry, and discipleship in the life of the church. But women have often been held back from ministry roles. Graham Joseph Hill outlines the biblical vision for women in ministry and leadership. He offers a biblical and passionate call for women to be released

Transmediality of the Half the Sky Movement

Transmediality of the Half the Sky Movement
  • Author : Lynn Kühner
  • Publisher : Anchor Academic Publishing
  • Release : 30 November 2015
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This paper examines another way of using transmediality, which goes beyond entertainment and marketing: transmedial activism, made by human rights organisations. Half the Sky Movement is a transmedial project based on the book "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (2009) and aims to stop the oppression of women worldwide. When examining the concept behind this transmedia activism project, one will soon recognize that the approach the organization makes to convey the

Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Women Hold Up Half the Sky
  • Author : Robert Davidson
  • Publisher : Sandstone Press Ltd
  • Release : 10 May 2021
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The first woman to be elected First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon’s impact on the future of Scotland and the United Kingdom makes her words essential reading. Independently selected by editor Robert Davidson, this collection of speeches from her time as First Minister addresses such crucial matters as the climate crisis, education, human rights and the European Union. Women Hold Up Half the Sky depicts a leader tackling not only immediate, pressing concerns but also mapping out a progressive

Holding Up More Than Half the Sky

Holding Up More Than Half the Sky
  • Author : Xiaolan Bao
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 14 August 2022
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In 1982, twenty thousand Chinese-American garment workers-mostly women--went on strike in New York's Chinatown and forced every Chinese garment industry employer in the city to sign a union contract. In this pioneering study, Xiaolan Bao penetrates to the heart of Chinese-American society to explain how this militancy and organized protest, seemingly so at odds with traditional Chinese female behavior, came about.Bao conducted more than a hundred interviews, primarily with Chinese immigrant women who were working or had worked in the

Women Hold Up Half The Sky The Political economic And Socioeconomic Narratives Of Women In China

Women Hold Up Half The Sky  The Political economic And Socioeconomic Narratives Of Women In China
  • Author : Tai Wei Lim
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 22 February 2021
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This volume will look into some macro factors that have an impact on gender conceptualizations in China. First, China is a highly-centralized state with a one-party political system that is also an authoritarian strongman regime. Thus, policies (including those related to gender) from the center are promulgated centripetally to provinces, cities, towns, villages, and local areas effectively.In terms of policy-making, the Chinese government noted that they have strengthened the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) guide for women's work, enacted/upgraded

Half The Sky

Half The Sky
  • Author : Nicholas D. Kristof,Sheryl WuDunn
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 05 August 2010
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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

Half a Sky

Half a Sky
  • Author : R. A. Lafferty
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 26 January 2017
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A constellation of persons or events will have precedent. It will not appear out of nothing; it's a converging of previous trails and persons. Before one set of adventures, there was always another set; and before those, still another set, back to the beginning of the world. We pass from one set to another now, from the Green-Flame adventure to the Half-Sky adventure. We are still in the middle of the nineteenth century, that most unreal of centuries, looking for

Women Community Leaders and Their Impact as Global Changemakers

Women Community Leaders and Their Impact as Global Changemakers
  • Author : Patricia Goodman Hayward,Sahar Rehman,Zirui Yan
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 14 August 2022
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"This edited book project will include key academic concepts as transformative learning, community resilience, cultural transformation, and transformational leadership with the objective being to identify the vision and associated values being applied during a challenge or a cultural change process particularly in women"--

Words and Their Stories

Words and Their Stories
  • Author : Ban Wang
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 05 October 2010
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In spite of dislocations and ruptures in China’s revolutionary language, to rethink this discourse is to revisit a history in terms of sedimented layers of linguistic meanings and political aspirations. Earlier meanings of revolutionary words may persist or coexist with non-revolutionary rivals. Recovery of the vital uses of key revolutionary words projects critical alternatives in which contemporary capitalist myths can be contested.