Women in the World: Female Activists, 1st Edition

  • Lena Koya
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 150817721X
  • ISBN-13: 9781508177210
  • DDC: 305.42
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released November 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

Many women have chosen to speak out for their rights and the rights of others, including such famous female activists as Rosa Parks, Dolores Huerta, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Often, these women have spoken out despite the fact that they faced time in jail, injury, or even death. This text introduces readers to female activists and their work and suggests way readers can help to fight against violence against women and for equal political and economic rights. A glossary, list of organizations activism, and additional avenues of research are included to guide readers as they explore this important topic.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Women and Activism.
2: Women in the Media.
3: Image, Ability, and Health.
4: Fighting for Women—and Against Violence.
5: Fighting for Political and Economic Rights.
6: Fighting for Women Globally.
7: Starting at Home.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Authors.
Photo Credits.