Learn About Helping Women

Books and articles

Books about helping women
Half the Sky book cover

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

After reading this book in a book discussion, we were inspired to not just move on to the next good read, but to work together in making a difference in the lives of women. So, we formed Advocates for Women.

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A Thousand Sisters: My journey into the worst place in the world to be a woman

by Lisa Shannon


Left to Tell

Left to Tell: Discovering God amidst the Rwandan Holocaust

by Immaculee Ilibagiza

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"Best of Seattle 2010: Someireh Amirfaiz:
Best Immigrant Ambassador"

by Rebecca Cohen

Seattle Weekly News

Farm City: The education of an urban farmer

by Novella Carpenter

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The Honor Code:
How Moral Revolutions Happen

by Kwame Anthony Appiah

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Creating a World Without Poverty:
Social Business and the future of Capitalism

by Muhammad Yunus

Between Two Worlds:
My Life in Captivity in Iran

by Roxana Saberi

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"Multi-language posters aimed at combating teen prostitution"

by Jennifer Sullivan
Seattle Times

Reading Lolita in Tehran

by Azar Nafisi


Stolen Lives:
Twenty Years in a Desert Jail

by Malika Oufkir  

Would you like to join our group or learn more?

Check the calendar for our next meeting which is usually on the first Monday of each month.

Contact: Advocates for Women