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Gloria G. Lee’s Women of Courage is a warm, inspiring read. Based on historical events and facts she shows how history and man have moulded women and their perception. From India to America she covers controversial topics that women endure daily yet are passed over by people today and swept under the carpet almost. Covering controversial topics and retelling harrowing tales she takes you back throughout history and allows you to see it from the women’s point of view.
Why has this happened? Why are social injustices towards women, even in the twenty-first century still looked on as the norm.
She champions women and wants them to stand up and fight for their rights, speak out when they think something is wrong and ask questions no one else has dared to ask. From single mothers struggling to raise her children to women soldiers of today, Gloria gives them a voice, a platform and allows the reader to see them as they should be seen, women. Strong willed, caring, intelligent and powerful women.
This book is a must read for any woman. It will help you see how women have been portrayed throughout history and how we have been second class citizens for so long. You will look back and see things in a different perspective and see how these views and ideals are still affecting women across the world today. It highlights the struggles women face today with employment and how we had to fight for our rights to gain employment and work alongside men.
Why are women, daughters, still sold as if they are owned by men? Why should women accept society’s notion that marriage, raising children and keeping a home is the only place for them? Why can women not do the same jobs a men and receive the same pay scale?
Gloria believes all women should be able to do whatever they want, pursue any dream they wish regardless of age, status or background. She uses other ordinary women’s struggles and strengths to help ignite something deep inside and spur you on to reach your true potential. If you want to take back charge of your life or change it then this is the book for you.
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