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By Jimmy Carter

ISBN-10: 1476773971

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The world’s discrimination and violence opposed to girls and women is the main critical, pervasive, and missed violation of easy human rights: this is often President Jimmy Carter’s name to action.

President Carter used to be inspired to put in writing this e-book by way of a large coalition of leaders of all faiths. His pressing file covers a procedure of discrimination that extends to each kingdom. ladies are disadvantaged of equivalent chance in wealthier countries and “owned” by way of males in others, pressured to undergo servitude, baby marriage, and genital slicing. the main susceptible, besides their youngsters, are trapped in struggle and violence.

A name to motion addresses the affliction inflicted upon girls via a fake interpretation of conscientiously chosen non secular texts and a starting to be tolerance of violence and conflict. Key verses are usually passed over or quoted out of context by means of male spiritual leaders to exalt the prestige of fellows and exclude girls. And in international locations that settle for or perhaps glorify violence, this perceived inequality turns into the foundation for abuse. President Carter and his spouse, Rosalynn, have visited one hundred forty five international locations, and The Carter heart has had energetic initiatives in additional than 1/2 them. all over the world, they've got obvious inequality emerging quickly with each one passing decade. this can be real in either wealthy and bad international locations, and one of the voters inside of them.

Carter attracts upon his personal stories and the testimony of brave ladies from all areas and all significant religions to illustrate that ladies around the globe, greater than half all people, are being denied equivalent rights. this is often an educated and passionate cost a few devastating impact on fiscal prosperity and unconscionable human affliction. It impacts us all.

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