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Half the Sky

Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

by Nicholas D. Kristof

#1 National BestsellerFrom two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our eras most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the ext...
Publish Date
2010
June 1
Goodreads rating
4.29
ISBN
8601401250777
Tags
nonfiction
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Apr 16, 2016
Most importantly, the book spotlights how these women were able to stand up and transform their lives and, through their inspiring examples, we learn that the key to enabling change and economic growth is in unleashing women’s potential. Kristof and WuDunn dare us, as readers, to join the cause and Half the Sky shows us how, by doing even a very small amount, we each have the power to change other women’s lives.      source