Women empowered : inspiring change in the emerging world /

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by Borges, Phil.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: CARE/International. Published by : Rizzoli, (New York :) Physical details: 111 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm. Subject(s): CARE/International. | Women --Developing countries --Biography. | Women --Developing countries --Economic conditions. | Women --Developing countries --Social conditions. Year : 2007 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL STUDIES. 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.