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The moment of lift : how empowering women changes the world

Author: Melinda Gates
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, Toronto : CELA, 2019. 2019.
Edition/Format:   Braille book : Braille : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down. In this moving and compelling book, Melinda shares lessons she's learned from the inspiring people she's met during her work and  Read more...
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Named Person: Melinda Gates; Melinda Gates
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melinda Gates
ISBN: 9780221039348 0221039341
OCLC Number: 1105058713
Notes: Braille transcribed by CNIB.
Description: 1 online resource (8, 6, 423 pages of Braille)
Details: System requirements: IBM PC or compatible; Duxbury Braille Translator program or Braille notetaking device.; Braille formatted file.
Contents: The lift of a great idea --
Empowering mothers: Maternal and newborn health --
Every good thing: Family planning --
Lifting their eyes: Girls in schools --
The silent inequality: Unpaid work --
When a girl has no voice: Child marriage --
Seeing gender bias: Women in agriculture --
Creating a new culture: Women in the workplace --
Let your heart break: The lift of coming together.
Responsibility: Melinda Gates.

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For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down. In this moving and compelling book, Melinda shares lessons she's learned from the inspiring people she's met during her work and travels around the world. She provides an unforgettable narrative backed by startling data as she presents the issues that most need our attention -- from child marriage to lack of access to contraceptives to gender inequity in the workplace. And, for the first time, she writes about her personal life and the road to equality in her own marriage. Throughout, she shows how there has never been more opportunity to change the world -- and ourselves. Bestseller. 2019.

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