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46 Books About Women Who Changed The World
Stories about women who stood up, spoke out, struggled through, and soared. Buy now from your favorite retailer:. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. Here are fifteen invaluable suggestions—compelling, direct, wryly funny, and perceptive—for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. A collection of striking and intimate photographs of Michelle Obama—many never before seen—coupled with personal reflections and behind-the-scenes stories from Official White House Photographer Amanda Lucidon, presented in a deluxe format. A collection of speeches and writings by political activist Angela Davis which address the political and social changes of the past decade as they are concerned with the struggle for racial, sexual, and economic equality. Off the Sidelines is a playbook for women who want to step up, whether in Congress or the boardroom or the local PTA.
by Jane Sherron de Hart
Nine out of 10 times, people who are hesitant to label themselves as a feminist don't know the true definition of feminism—which, to put it simply, is the belief in the equality of men and women., From the s to the s, literature is studded with spectacular works of fiction, theory, and criticism all revolving around one thing: feminism. Whether you're looking to brush up on the early days of the movement, be inspired by modern-day feminist heroes, or witness how far we've come and how far we have to go , these are the perfect books to pick up for Women's History Month—and every other time of year.
As the battle for equality marches on, reacquaint yourself with some of the feminist texts and empowering stories that help to define what it means to be a woman today. Here are 40 books every twentysomething should read. An incredible story of survival which spans forty years of Celie's life: a black girl who is born into poverty and segregation. After suffering at the hands of her father and being trapped in an unhappy marriage, Celie discovers the power and joy of her own spirit while holding onto the hope of being reunited with her sister. This 6,word short story reads as a collection of journal entries written by a woman whose lack of stimulation her husband forbids her to work begins her descent into madness, making a poignant point about women's health , both physical and mental.