50 Ways to Improve Women's Lives: The Essential Women's Guide for Achieving Equality, Health, and Success
A powerful new call-to-action series was launched with the New York Times bestselling "MoveOn's 50 Ways to Love Your Country." The second book in the series--"50 Ways to Improve Women's Lives"--by the largest women's organization in the country, is poised to again become an instrument for change and reinvigorate a movement. Parlaying the collective expertise of the Nationa...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published June 21st 2007 by New World Library
(first published June 21st 2005)
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Nov 09, 2013 Anastasia Løgstrup Riebs rated it 3 of 5 stars
50 Ways to Improve Women's Lives was like a junior encyclopedia for gender issues that plague women. Topics addressed ranged from health, family, financial to domestic and sexual violence issues to gun control, and how each of these issues specifically effects women in invisible ways, as well as offering proactive solutions- without being overly aggressive- in an easy to digest format. This book would make a great feminism 101 primer.
It's an okay read. The chapters are short, which makes it a quick read, but it's as though by the time you get to the end of the short chapter, you're just starting to delve into an issue. Most of the action steps at the end of the chapters involve calling your legislators, which is a good idea, but not the only way to effect change.