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"In 2011, Leymah Gbowee became a global figure when she won a Nobel Prize for launching a grassroots women’s movement that led to peace in Liberia. This is an amazing tale of a group of women coming together to change the course of a country’s history—and it’s also the inspiring story of how Leymah overcame her own doubts and fears and found the courage to lead them." -Bill Gates
Women in History Kids Books
Leading women across the nation celebrate the feminine nature through stories of collaboration, creativity, intuition, nurturing, strength, trailblazing, and wisdom in "Women Will Save the World.” Inspired by a quote from the Dalai Lama, bestselling author and Absolute Love Publishing Founder Caroline A. Shearer brings these inherent feminine qualities to the forefront, inviting a discussion of the impact women have on humanity and initiating the question: Will Women Save the World?
Wise Women by Joyce Tenneson. A beautiful book of older women sharing their wisdom and beauty. "In ancient times older women were the keepers of primal mysteries and were revered for their special wisdom: today there is a feeling that our culture is reawakening to the power of our elders.
In January 2006, after the Republic of Liberia had been racked by fourteen years of brutal civil conflict, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf—Africa's "Iron Lady"—was sworn in as president, an event that marked a tremendous turning point in the history of the West African nation. In this stirring memoir, Sirleaf shares the inside story of her rise to power, including her early childhood; her experiences with abuse, imprisonment, and exile; and her fight for democracy and social justice.
The Woman's Press, Charing Cross Road, London, 1912. The self-funding propaganda division of the Womens Social and Political Union. Sold items advertising 'Votes for Women' as well as papers and books
I Am an Emotional Creature is a selection of fictional monologues and stories inspired by girls from around the world. It encapsulates girls' fears, emotions, opinions and the struggles they face in having their own voice in the world. It is an inspiring call to action to girls everywhere to speak up, follow their dreams, and become the women they were meant to be.