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Women Who Light The Dark

Travel with photojournalist Paola Gianturco: climb Annapurna; eat lunch while soldiers carry sandbags to the roof; watch a traditional healer at work; attend a Muslim reception with ambassadors, rabbis, bishops and cabinet ministers; witness a ceremony that welcomes indigenous babies … Read More

By / July 17, 2008

Travel with photojournalist Paola Gianturco: climb Annapurna; eat lunch
while soldiers carry sandbags to the roof; watch a traditional healer
at work; attend a Muslim reception with ambassadors, rabbis, bishops
and cabinet ministers; witness a ceremony that welcomes indigenous
babies to the world.

Listen as 129 women in 15 countries on five continents describe their
lives, dreams and work. They will inspire you with their courage,
creativity and effectiveness as they kindle hope and possibilities for
their families, communities, countries and our world.

Global Fund for Women is an international network of
women and men committed to a world of equality and social justice; 2007
marks their 20th anniversary. They advocate for and defend women’s
human rights by making grants to support women’s groups around the
world. Paola Gianturco is donating 100% of her royalties to Global Fund
for Women. Available at Powerhouse Books.

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