Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Half the sky; How to change the world
By: Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn
Genre: Non Fiction -Human Rights; Woman's Rights
"These stories show us the power and resilience of woman who would have every reason to give up but never do.. You will not want to put this book down." -Angelina Jolie
"An inspiring testament to woman's courage, hope and recovery" - Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner author)
"It is impossible to stand by and do nothing after reading 'Half the sky' " - George Clooney
This ground breaking bestseller book tells the stories of extraordinary woman in Africa and Asia, who overcome amazing hurdles in order to change their worlds. Rath from Cambodia who escaped from a brothel, Mamitu who had no education as a girl and now trains doctors, and many others.
It is fierce, pragmatic and full of inspiring stories of courage and determination...