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Women who led nations

by Joan Axelrod-Contrada

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Published by Oliver Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women heads of state -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Women in politics -- Juvenile literature,
  • Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Women presidents,
  • Women prime ministers,
  • Presidents,
  • Prime ministers,
  • Women in politics,
  • Women -- Biography

  • About the Edition

    Profiles the careers of seven women elected to head their respective countries, including Golda Meir, Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, Corazón Aquino, Benazir Bhutto, Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, and Gro Harlem Brundtland.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-152) and index.

    StatementJoan Axelrod-Contrada.
    SeriesProfiles, Profiles (Minneapolis, Minn.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD839.5 .A94 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL351520M
    ISBN 10188150848X
    LC Control Number98010958

      The book, the result of a year and a half of work, is entitled "HERstory: Celebrating Women Leaders in the UN" and brings together in just over pages the history of these women who helped to form and run the organization from its very foundation under four of its most important pillars: human rights, development, peace and security, and.   John Piper, author of What’s the Difference?:Manhood and Womanhood Defined According to the Bible, explained why men, and not women, should be the leaders in their homes and the church. “The Bible really cares about the dynamic between men and women. It has nothing to do with a woman’s incompetency,” Piper said during a minute Q&A session at a recent seminar, “Let the Nations .

    1 day ago  Fiji – The United Nations has announced Pacific Unite: Saving Lives Together, a first-of-its-kind televised and digitally streamed concert that will call on leaders and citizens across the.   The best women leaders I know have circular vision that enables them to be well-rounded people. For example, they have their finger on the pulse of .

      Most of the book is dedicated to Boudica’s story, relating it to the lives of other women who led their nations in war. Many of the women in this book I have heard of such as Matilda, Countess of Tuscany, the Empress Matilda of England and her cousin King Stephen’s wife Matilda of Boulogne, the twelfth century Georgian Queen Tamara. This book, like many by Antonia Fraser, was very entertaining and quite thrilling. There was a British bias but it helped to frame the book and there were many side journeys to other nations to keep this journey was most interesting was how the various women used being women to their advantage as well as how their enemies also used their femaleness against them.


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Women who led nations by Joan Axelrod-Contrada Download PDF EPUB FB2

Grade Biographical sketches of seven women who led their respective countries, including Golda Meir, Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, Corazon Aquino, Benazir Bhutto, Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, and Gro Harlem Brundtland.

Each entry contains a description of the nation's political history leading up to the woman's : Joan Axelrod-Contrada. Get this from a library. Women who led nations.

[Joan Axelrod-Contrada] -- Profiles the careers of seven women elected to head their respective countries, including Golda Meir, Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, Corazón Aquino, Benazir Bhutto, Violeta Barrios de Chamorro.

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Author's note: Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro is the current Deputy-Secretary-General of the United Nations, making her the highest-ranking woman in. In her article exploring why women-led nations were doing better with COVID, Times’ The New York Amanda Taub pointed to the principle of.

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