Women Empowered: Inspiring Change in the Emerging World

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The accomplishments of ordinary women in developing and war-ravaged countries who have broken through the barriers of oppression to make a positive difference in their communities is brilliantly told through radiant photography and riveting profiles. The heroic examples set by these women, whose bravery and determination enabled them to move beyond victimization to leadership, speak to the universal themes of courage, empowerment, and human rights. As part of CARE's campaign to empower women everywhere, Women ...
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Overview

The accomplishments of ordinary women in developing and war-ravaged countries who have broken through the barriers of oppression to make a positive difference in their communities is brilliantly told through radiant photography and riveting profiles. The heroic examples set by these women, whose bravery and determination enabled them to move beyond victimization to leadership, speak to the universal themes of courage, empowerment, and human rights. As part of CARE's campaign to empower women everywhere, Women Empowered reveals how determined women of all ages have effectively turned their struggles into triumphs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780847829279
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 2/27/2007
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 436,047
  • Product dimensions: 9.22 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Madeleine Albright
Phil Borges, an award-winning Seattle-based photographer and writer, documents indigenous and tribal cultures. His books include Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion and Enduring Spirit. The recipient of numerous photography and humanitarian awards, Borges has hosted television documentaries for the Discovery Channel and National Geographic. His photography has been exhibited widely and is in numerous museum collections.
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Table of Contents


Foreword   Madeleine K. Albright     6
Stirring the Fire   Phil Borges     10
The Women Portraits of Empowerment     14
Community Voice   Christy Turlington Burns     42
Protecting the Environment   Wangari Maathai     70
Improving health   Susan L. Ivey     71
Economic Opportunity   Sheila C. Johnson     93
Epilogue   Helene D. Gayle     110
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