She Takes a Stand

She Takes a Stand

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In an age of qslacktivismq and fleeting social media fame, She Takes a Stand offers a realistic look at the game-changing decisions, high stakes, and bold actions of women and girls around the world working to improve their personal situations and the lives of others. This inspiring collection of short biographies features the stories of extraordinary figures past and present who have dedicated their lives to fighting for human rights, civil rights, workers' rights, reproductive rights, and world peace. Budding activists will be inspired by antilynching crusader and writer Ida B. Wells, birth control educator and activist Margaret Sanger, girls-education activist Malala Yousafzai, Gulabi Gang founder Sampat Pal Devi, who fights violence against Indian women, Dana Edell, who works against the sexualization of women and girls in the media, and many others. Including related sidebars, a bibliography, source notes, and a list of activist organizations readers can explore in person or online, She Takes a Stand is an essential resource for classroom reports or for any young person passionate about making a difference.This was the beginning of the nonprofit organization viBe Theater. During the following years Chandra and Dana facilitated more than 60 productions, with financial support from the city, corporations, and private foundations. In 2004 Katieanbsp;...


Title:She Takes a Stand
Author: Michael Elsohn Ross
Publisher:Chicago Review Press - 2015-08-01
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