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Sisters listening to sisters : women of the world share stories of personal empowerment

Author: Peggy Andrews
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1996.
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Drawing on her travels in 26 countries, Peggy Andrews presents a picture of the universality of women's struggle for empowerment. Among the stories are discussions of the value of women's work,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Andrews, Peggy.
Sisters listening to sisters.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1996
(OCoLC)654661049
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Andrews
ISBN: 0897894758 9780897894753 0897894766 9780897894760
OCLC Number: 34513954
Description: x, 184 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Women empowering women --
How it all works --
Working together: stories from Africa --
Women's work is never ending: stories from Asia --
Work that oppresses: stories from Latin America --
Women and unions: stories from the United States --
Voting is not enough --
Women of courage: stories from Africa --
Women crossing the line for peace: stories from Asia --
Women and revolution: stories from Latin America and the Caribbean --
Working for peace in many ways: stories from the United States --
Violence against women. Female genital mutilation: stories from Africa --
Children are becoming the choice of men: Ssories from Asia --
Men's honor --
women's lives: stories from Latin America --
Home and work --
violence is there: stories from the United States --
Women's deep spirituality --
Evil death spirit: stories from Africa --
Expressing their spirituality: stories from Asia --
Spirituality is their liberation: stories from Latin America --
The Church rules on sexuality: stories from the United States --
Still moving forward.
Responsibility: Peggy Andrews.

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.,."her ability to capture the essence of these women's lives, their sorrows and joys, makes this text both interesting and inspiring."-Journal of Women's History

 
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