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My half of the sky : 12 life stories of courage

Author: Indrani Raimedhi
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2014.
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The 12 women who feature in this book come from diverse backgrounds. The thread that binds their stories is their resolve to change the circumstances of their lives, overcoming tremendous odds, and giving wings to their dreams. They are survivors and pathfinders, doers and dreamers, leaving in their wake surging inspiration and hope. Their testimonies reveal what it is to live in this often forgotten corner of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Indrani Raimedhi
ISBN: 9789351501978 9351501973
OCLC Number: 899710009
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1 Betrayed by Love: Jahnabi Goswami; 2 The Only Man: Monalisa Changkija; 3 Born Free: Parbati Barua; 4 Silencing the Whispers: Birubala Rabha; 5 Walking Tall:Urmee Mazumdar; 6 How Green Are the Hills? Bertha G. Dkhar; 7 Mapping the Truth: Teresa Rehman; 8 Pulling No Punches: Mary Kom; 9 Opening the Cage: Hasina Kharbhih; 10 Woman on the Go: Monisha Behal; 11 Words for the Wronged: Rita Chowdhury; 12 Director's Special: Manju Borah; Index; About the Author.
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[The book] profiles 12 women from North-East, all great achievers who have become role models in society....it gives the reader a picture of northeast and its social issues, as seen through the eyes Read more...

 
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