Fly Girls: The Forgotten Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII

02 June 2020 | By P. O’Connell Pearson | Filed in: womens rights.

It the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country s call in its time of need during World War II.At the height of World War II, the US Army Airforce fa

Rise Up Women!: The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes

02 June 2020 | By Diane Atkinson | Filed in: womens rights.

On 6 February 1918, after campaigning for over 50 years, British women were finally granted the vote In November 1919, Lady Nancy Astor, took her seat in the House of Commons History was made n nA hundred years on, it is time to reflect on the daring and painful struggle women undertook to break in

Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China

02 June 2020 | By Leta Hong Fincher | Filed in: womens rights.

How the Feminist Five and the rise of China s feminist movement threatens China s authoritarian governmentOn the eve of International Women s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for 37 days The Feminist Five became a global cause c l bre, with Hillar

Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote

02 June 2020 | By Kirsten Gillibrand | Filed in: womens rights.

From United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand comes an inspiring picture book about ten suffragists who fought for women s right to vote n nSenator Kirsten Gillibrand was inspired by her own great grandmother, grandmother, and mother to be bold and brave to stand up and fight for what she believes i

Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face

02 June 2020 | By Larissa Theule | Filed in: womens rights.

Louise Belinda Bellflower lives in Rochester, New York, in 1896 She spends her days playing with her brother, Joe But Joe gets to ride a bicycle, and Louise Belinda doesn t In fact, Joe issues a solemn warning If girls ride bikes, their faces will get so scrunched up, eyes bulging from the effor

Two Friends

02 June 2020 | By Dean Robbins | Filed in: womens rights.

Some people had rights, while others had none.Why shouldn t they have them, too Two friends, Susan B Anthony and Frederick Douglass, get together for tea and conversation They recount their similar stories fighting to win rights for women and African Americans The premise of this particular excha

Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

02 June 2020 | By Catherine Whitlock | Filed in: womens rights.

n These minibiographies of women who persisted will move anyone with an avid curiosity about the world Publishers Weekly n n With a foreword by Athene Donald, Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Cambridge and Master of Churchill College nTen Women Who Changed Science tells the movin

Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time

02 June 2020 | By Tanya Lee Stone | Filed in: womens rights.

A full color book inspired by the documentary film Girl Rising about educating girls across the globe n nWorldwide, over 62 million girls are not in school nBut one girl with courage is a revolution n nGirl Rising, a global campaign for girls education, created a film that chronicled the stories of n