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Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof. Read online, or download in secure EPUB format. 1 National BestsellerFrom two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era's most pervasive human rights. Throughout much of the world, the greatest unexploited economic resource is the female half of the population. Countries such as China have prospered.

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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. Read "Half the Sky" by Nicholas D. Kristof available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first purchase. #1 National Bestseller From two of our. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. New York Times columnist Kristof Half the Sky 1st Edition, Kindle Edition. by eBook features.

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They make clear how so many people have helped to do just that, and how we can each do our part. Throughout much of the world, the greatest unexploited economic resource is the female half of the population.

Countries such as China have prospered precisely because they emancipated women and brought them into the formal economy.

Deeply felt, pragmatic, and inspirational, Half the Sky is essential reading for every global citizen. About Half the Sky Appendix: Organizations Supporting Women Here are some of the groups that specialize in supporting women in developing countries. Consider it a starting point for further research. Two useful websites to consult for more information about aid groups are Charity Navigator and Givewell.

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Afghan Institute of Learning operates schools and other programs for women and girls in Afghanistan and in the border areas of Pakistan. American Assistance for Cambodia has fought trafficking and now has a program to subsidize poor girls so that they remain in school. Apne Aap battles sex slavery in India, including in remote areas in Bihar that get little attention.

Apne Aap welcomes American volunteers. Ashoka is an organization that identifies and invests in social entrepreneurs around the world, many of them women. Averting Maternal Death and Disability is a leading organization focused on maternal health. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Nicholas D.

Kristof , Sheryl WuDunn. 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 who suffered devastating injuries in childbirth. Drawing on the breadth of their combined reporting experience, Kristof and WuDunn depict our world with anger, sadness, clarity, and, ultimately, hope.

They show how a little help can transform the lives of women and girls abroad. That Cambodian girl eventually escaped from her brothel and, with assistance from an aid group, built a thriving retail business that supports her family.Patrick deWitt.

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