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Half the Sky

Half the Sky

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Written by Nicholas D. KristofAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunnAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Sheryl WuDunn

  • Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • On Sale: September 8, 2009
  • Price: $28.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-307-26714-6 (0-307-26714-8)
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.


Introduction The Girl Effect
Chapter One Emancipating Twenty-First-Century Slaves
   Fighting Slavery from Seattle
Chapter Two Prohibition and Prostitution
   Rescuing Girls Is the Easy Part
Chapter Three Learning to Speak Up
   The New Abolitionists
Chapter Four Rule by Rape
   Mukhtar's School
Chapter Five The Shame of "Honor"
   "Study Abroad"—in the Congo
Chapter Six Maternal Mortality—One Woman a Minute
   A Doctor Who Treats Countries, Not Patients
Chapter Seven Why Do Women Die in Childbirth?
   Edna's Hospital
Chapter Eight Family Planning and the "God Gulf"
   Jane Roberts and Her 34 Million Friends
Chapter Nine Is Islam Misogynistic?
   The Afghan Insurgent
Chapter Ten Investing in Education
   Ann and Angeline
Chapter Eleven Microcredit: The Financial Revolution
   A CARE Package for Goretti
Chapter Twelve The Axis of Equality
    Tears over Time Magazine
Chapter Thirteen Grassroots vs. Treetops
   Girls Helping Girls
Chapter Fourteen What You Can Do
   Four Steps You Can Take in the Next Ten Minutes
Appendix: Organizations Supporting Women