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Women's Rights Worldwide -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / Peace & Human Rights /
Related booklists: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Prostitution and Sex Work, Violence Against Women, Domestic Violence, Human Rights, Feminism, Women and War & Peace,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Let Her Fly: A Father
    Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality - by Ziauddin Yousafzai, with Louise Carpenter

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780753552988 | ISBN 10: 0753552981

    In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood and his lifelong fight for equality – proving there are many faces of feminism.  “Whenever anybody has asked me how Mala ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women
    Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women's Rights - Then and Now - by Helen Pankhurst

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781473646872 | ISBN 10: 1473646871

    Why is it taking so long? Despite huge progress since the suffragette campaigns and wave after wave of feminism, women are still fighting for equality.  Why will we have to wait until 2069 for the gender pay gap to disappear in the UK? Why, in 20 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere by Jeanette Winterson
    Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere - by Jeanette Winterson

    £7.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786896216 | ISBN 10: 1786896214

    “Behind every great woman is a man who tried to stop her.”  A century after women were first granted the vote, award-winning author Jeanette Winterson celebrates how far we have come on the road to equality, and calls on women and men ali ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women
    Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women's Rights - Then and Now - by Helen Pankhurst

    £25.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473646858 | ISBN 10: 1473646855

    On the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote, Helen Pankhurst - great-granddaughter of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst and a leading women's rights campaigner - charts how women's lives have changed over the last century, and offers a pow ... more

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  • Cover image of book The War on Women by Sue Lloyd Roberts
    The War on Women - by Sue Lloyd Roberts

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471153921 | ISBN 10: 1471153924

    In 1973, Sue Lloyd Roberts joined ITN as a news trainee and went on to be the UK's first female video-journalist to report alone from the bleak outposts of the Soviet Union, China and Iran. During her 30-year-long career she travelled the world and w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World by Kumari Jayawardena
    Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World - by Kumari Jayawardena

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784784294 | ISBN 10: 178478429x

    A founding text of transnational feminism.  For twenty-five years, Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World has been an essential primer on the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century history of women’s movements in Asia and the Mid ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women
    The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women's Rights - by Minky Worden

    £17.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781447307365 | ISBN 10: 1447307364

    Women's rights have progressed significantly in the last two decades, but major challenges remain in order to end global gender discrimination. The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women's Rights outlines the recent history of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Created Equal: Voices on Women
    Created Equal: Voices on Women's Rights - by Anna Horsbrugh-Porter, in association with Amnesty International

    £11.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780230617339 | ISBN 10: 0230617336

    The Palgrave Macmillan/Amnesty International series illuminates the greatest human rights issues facing the world today. From human trafficking to poverty, terrorism to freedom of expression, this dynamic and accessible series encourages debate about ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women
    Women's Lives, Men's Laws - by Catharine A. MacKinnon

    £20.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780674024069 | ISBN 10: 0674024060

    In the past twenty-five years, no one has been more instrumental than Catharine MacKinnon in making equal rights real for women. As Peter Jennings once put it, more than anyone else in legal studies, she "has made it easier for other women to seek ju ... more

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  • Cover image of book Are Women Human? And Other International Dialogues by Catherine A. MacKinnon
    Are Women Human? And Other International Dialogues - by Catherine A. MacKinnon

    £20.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780674025554 | ISBN 10: 0674025555

    More than half a century after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights defined what a human being is and is entitle to,Catherine MacKinnon asks: Are women human yet? If women were regarded as human, would they be sold into sexual slavery worldwide, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breaking the Silence: French Women by Fadela Amara and Sylvia Zappi
    Breaking the Silence: French Women - by Fadela Amara and Sylvia Zappi

    £27.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780520246218 | ISBN 10: 0520246217

    Born in France to Algerian immigrant parents, Fadela Amara is a human rights activist who speaks with both a personal and collective voice. This book is a passionate account of her struggle to found the movement called "Ni putes ni soumises" (Neither ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Future of Women
    The Future of Women's Rights: Global Visions & Strategies - by Joanna Kerr et al (editors)

    £31.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781842774595 | ISBN 10: 184277459x

    By harnessing the reflections and insights of women who are active in the struggle for women's equality and empowerment, this book brings us new insights and help us to see beyond yesterday's preoccupations and to focus on the challenges that face us ... more

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  • Cover image of book Violence Against Women in Asian Societies by Linda Rae Bennett & Lenore Manderson
    Violence Against Women in Asian Societies - by Linda Rae Bennett & Lenore Manderson

    £37.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780700717422 | ISBN 10: 0700717420

    Violence against women is a violation of women's human rights and a priority public health issue. It is endemic worldwide. While much has been written about it in industrialized societies, there has been relatively little attention given to such viol ... more

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