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Visual theme-tracking, too. Half the Sky 's important quotes, sortable by theme, character, or chapter. Explanations of Half the Sky 's symbols, and tracking of where they appear. Kristof grew up near the small town of Yam Hill, Oregon on a sheep and cherry farm, and began his journalism career editing his high school newspaper. During those years Kristof became enamored with travel, and Kirstof has traveled to countries and lived on four continents.
His op-ed columns for The Times remain a key platform for drawing the public eye to oft-ignored human rights violations worldwide. Over his career, he has investigated overseas at great personal risk, including eleven trips to Sudan during the War in Darfur, which he was among the first reporters to call a genocide. Much of her career has focused on emerging markets in China and the developing world, and on women entrepreneurs. WuDunn and Kristoff have collaborated to write four best-selling books.
Historical Context of Half the Sky While working as Times correspondents in Beijing, Kristof and WuDunn witnessed and later covered the Tiananmen Square Massacre, when some advocates for democracy were gunned down by state military. This was the coverage for which they won a Pulitzer Prize.
This event was horrific, but the next year they discovered a more insidious problem that claims tens of thousands more lives than the massacre did: a study found that 39, infant girls die annually in China, simply because they receive less care than boys. This means that more baby girls die each week in China than died at Tiananmen Square, and go virtually unnoticed.
Kristof and WuDunn, then, respond not to a single historical event, but to a steady stream of injustices toward women. These injustices have happened since time immemorial, but only recently have they received global attention.
And never so much as now. Her approaches include the model of patient capital investment, in which benefits of aid may be deferred, but have long lasting rewards. Cite This Page. Home About Story Contact Help. Half the Sky Study Guide. Next Summary.
Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn guide readers on an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there. Nicholas Kristof in Nairobi, Kenya. Nicholas D. Kristof, a columnist for The New York Times since November , is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who writes op-ed columns that appear twice a week. Kristof grew up on a sheep and cherry farm near Yamhill, Oregon.
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting team, husband and wife Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, take us on a journey through Africa and Asia to meet an extraordinary array of exceptional women struggling against terrible circumstances. More girls have been killed in the last fifty years, precisely because they are girls, than men were killed in all the wars of the twentieth century combined. More girls are killed in this routine 'gendercide' in any one decade than people were slaughtered in all the genocides of the twentieth century. In the nineteenth century, the central moral challenge was slavery.
With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary.
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The stories are gritty and not all have happy or fulfilling endings. However, through the vigilant observation of many women's realities, the reader is one step closer to membership in the compassionate, justice-seeking movement Kristof and WuDunn hope to build. The authors are clear: "We hope to recruit you to join an incipient movement to emancipate women and fight global poverty by unlocking women's power as economic catalysts. First, there is a misplaced dependence on women's economic empowerment as paramount, and second, and perhaps more importantly, there is a failure to incorporate a comprehensive look at patriarchy as the system that consistently presses down on the half of the sky women are desperately trying to hold up.
Half the Sky focuses on prostitution , rape , education , maternal mortality , genital mutilation , micro-credit , and solutions in developing countries. Prostitution is prevalent in developing countries. Kristof and Wudunn visit brothels to better understand this industry. Many girls are abducted at an early age. They might be sold by their families because they cannot afford raising them, or sold to pay off a family debt.
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