From Outrage to Courage: Women Taking Action for Health and Justice (Paperback)
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Short Description for From Outrage to Courage Women in poorer countries face daunting health injustices--and they are fighting back.
- Published: 01 September 2008
- Format: Paperback 311 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781567513905 ISBN 10: 1567513905
- Sales rank: 559,262
Full description for From Outrage to Courage
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 gender inequality affects basic nutrition, Murray makes clear the issues are political more than they are medical.In an inspiring look, "From Outrage to Courage" shows how women are organizing the world over. Women's courage to transform their situations and communities provides inspiration and models for change. From China to India, from Indonesia to Kenya, Anne Firth Murray takes readers on a whirlwind tour of devastation--and resistance.