From Outrage to Courage: The Unjust and Unhealthy Situation of Women in Poor Countries and What They Are Doing About It
From sex-selective abortions to millions of girls who are "disappeared," from 90 million girls who do not go to school to HIV/AIDS spreading fastest among adolescent girls, women face unique health challenges, writes Anne Firth Murray. In this searing cradle-to-grave review, Murray tackles health issues from prenatal care to challenges faced by aging women. Looking at how
Murray is a woman of tremendous knowledge and compassion, who's channeled decades of experience and research into her hard-hitting work. I loved how the chapters focused on each period of a woman's life, from childhood to adolescence to maternity and finally to old age. Each chapter ...more
It's a comprehensive overview of women's issues, particularly related to their health and wellness, around the world. It's also supposed to be depressing to read.
I would recommend it to anyone who has even a slight interest in poverty or women's issues, because it does bring together so many facts about violence and discrimination against women in so many places.
Maravillosamente argumentado y con una profunda investigación detrás.
But for sure, for its main audience, eve ...more
Reading this book, I felt ov ...more
She previously led philanthropic efforts on population and enviro ...more