Sunday, October 24, 2010

NY Times Magazine: The Women's Empowerment Issue

This week's New York Times Magazine is titled, "The Women's Empowerment Issue."  The many articles include:

D.I.Y. Foreign-Aid Revolution, by Nicholas D. Kristof (featuring a woman who invented an inexpensive sanitary pad made out of banana fibers in order to liberate Rwandan women and girls to attend jobs and school)

Studio Kabul, by Elizabeth Rubin (about the cultural impact of Afghanistan's first soap opera on Afghan women)

An Uncompromising Woman, by Daniel Bergner (about Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf)

The Art of Social Change, by Kwame Anthony Appiah (about campaigns against foot-binding and genital mutilation)

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