Supriya Vani's Battling Injustice: 16 Women Nobel Peace Laureates PDF

By Supriya Vani

ISBN-10: 9351778339

ISBN-13: 9789351778332

Aung San Suu Kyi, Malala Yousafzai, mom Teresa, Shirin Ebadi - girls who've rewritten historical past, battled opposed to all odds, fought social and gender discrimination and championed the reason for justice. The Nobel Peace Prize has been an emblem of popularity and appreciation in their extraordinary achievements, their braveness and their skill to motivate desire in others. Human rights activist Supriya Vani places jointly 5 years of study and interviews with the recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize to deliver to existence this remarkable selection of brief biographies.

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