Books tagged: womens rights

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Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women's Rights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of the world's first women's rights movement — and the forgotten pioneer who moved that movement to the West. Diane Eickhoff's beloved biography of Clarina Nichols is available for the first time in an edition for young readers.
Sisters in Suffrage
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Nineteen-year-old Emily Tuttle defies her father and travels to Washington, D.C. to join her idol, Alice Paul, in the fight for women’s suffrage. With high hopes, she joins Ms. Paul’s “Silent Sentinels” only to discover that her expectations of easy victory have been naïve. Will Emily and her sisters in suffrage gain the right for women to vote?
Poets Against Inequality
Price: Free! Words: 25,720. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
I doubt there is any concept more frequently affirmed in principle and more frequently violated in practice than 'Equality'. The poems collected in this book belong in what is called "Poetry of Witness", and we believe that this is a task that all of us have a moral obligation to pursue, because we can't accept to live in a world where extreme poverty is so widespread and inequality is the norm.
Ethiopian Vignettes: Seeing is Believing
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Life, travel, and work in Ethiopia for 6 months in 2005 and again in 2008 for a month. From the magical mystery that is Lalibela to the heartbreak that exists in refugee camps to the long-distance runners of Ethiopia, this a glimpse into the homeland of the diverse peoples that I grew to greatly respect and admire. 50% of all profits from this book's sales go to Project Gaia's refugee program.
Somayyeh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015 by David Morisset. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Somayyeh' was co-written by Mariam Shirazi and David Morisset. It is the story of an Iranian woman's quest for love, freedom and happiness. Her battle against religion-based doctrines of male superiority and an uncompromisingly misogynistic culture not only inspires but it also provides precious insights into the position of women and the impact of Sharia law in today's Iran.
Brothers of Cain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1862, while troops prepare to capture Richmond, undercover agent Bronwen Llyr begins her own battle: to free her brother from prison. But as time escapes her, so does hope.
American Woman The Poll Dance: Women and Voting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In American Woman, Kimberley A. Johnson shows the impact voting - or not voting - can make. In a narrative that combines the history of the women's rights movement, personal recollections and news headlines, American Woman speaks not only to women, but to all those who cherish our democracy. It is a clarion call to arms and the weapon is your vote.
Laura's Light
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
LAURA DEVON becomes Florence Nightingale's maid, a life little better than slavery, as a starving DANIEL COLLINE flees Ireland's potato famine. They fall in love at London's 1851 Great Exhibition, where she sees a camera and vows to become a photographer -- it will set her free.
Joan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Joan Child was a trailblazer for women, a home help, hospital cook and widowed mother of five boys who rose to become the Australian Labor Party’s first woman Member of the Federal House of Representatives and the first woman Speaker of the House. This fiercely feminist women’s rights activist and anti-Vietnam campaigner broke through the glass ceiling and is an inspiration to all who follow.
The Most Dangerous Game: The Alexander Legacy Book 3
Series: The Alexander Legacy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Come see what a ten-year-old mystery means to Sluefoot Sue's modern hunt for the most deadly prey of all. The fight for women's suffrage is the tip of the iceberg of complete social upset. Sue's lived with love and respect all her life. She's not sure how to handle women who have found life cruel and unfair from the beginning.