The unfinished revolution voices from the global fight for women's rights

The Unfinished Revolution tells the story of the global struggle to secure basic rights for women and girls, including in the Middle East where the Arab Spring raised high hopes, but the political revolutions are so far insufficient to guarantee progress. Around the world, women and girls are traffi...

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Other Authors: Worden, Minky (Editor)
Language:English
Edition:A Seven Stories Press first edition.
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:The Unfinished Revolution tells the story of the global struggle to secure basic rights for women and girls, including in the Middle East where the Arab Spring raised high hopes, but the political revolutions are so far insufficient to guarantee progress. Around the world, women and girls are trafficked into forced labor and sex slavery, trapped in conflict zones where rape is a weapon of war, prevented from attending school, and kept from making deeply personal choices in their private lives, such as whom and when to marry. In many countries, women are second-class citizens by law. In others, religion and traditions block freedoms such as the right to work, study or access health care. Even in the United States, women who are victims of sexual violence often do not see their attackers brought to justice.
Physical Description:1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
Published: New York : Seven Stories Press, [2012]
ISBN:9781609803889
1609803884
9781299575653
129957565X
9781447308973
1447308972