Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

By Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

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Named for the Chinese proverb – Women hold up half the sky – this compelling investigation exposes the oppression of women across the world. Award-winning writers (and husband-and-wife), Kristof and WuDunn, tackle disturbing subjects including sex trafficking and other forms of mistreatment, while offering ideas on how to find solutions.

Perfect for:

  • Readers curious about the predicament of women in developing countries.
  • Those interested in reading anecdotes about personal triumph in difficult circumstances.
  • Anyone looking for inspiration to take social action. 
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