No-Nonsense Guide to..
Nikki van der Gaag
millions of women have few choices in their lives;
women bear the
brunt of world poverty; and more than half
a million women globally still die in childbirth
or of pregnancy-related causes every year.
book examines different aspects of the reality
of women’s lives at the beginning of
the twenty-first century. With the help of
illustrations, graphics and a wide range of
personal testimonies, it attempts to answer
questions about the situation of women worldwide.
1. Legal and Human Rights.
9. Women's Movements Worldwide.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nikki van der Gaag is a former co-editor of the New Internationalist magazine.
She has written on many subjects including women, nation-states, Iraq and human
rights, as well as producing children's education materials.
Publication Date: 1 September 2004
Format: 180 mm x 110 mm; 144
pages; diagrams, maps, charts, graphs and tinted
boxes used throughout to illustrate key information;
Readership: General readers
Subject: Current Affairs,
Politics, Gender Studies, Development, Popular
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Format: 180 mm
x 110 mm; 144 pages; diagrams, maps,
charts, graphs and tinted boxes used
throughout to illustrate key information;
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