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Weaving a Malawi Sunrise : A Woman, A School, A People (Paperback) (Roberta Laurie)

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The women of Malawi, like many other women in developing countries, struggle to find their way out of poverty and build a better life for themselves and their families. Girls who receive an education feel empowered. They gain employment opportunities; are respected within their communities; and are able to make their own choices. Without education, women are often forced into early marriage and lives of extreme hardship.Weaving a Malawi Sunrise tells the story of Memory Chazeza’s quest to get that education and build a school for girls. Roberta Laurie masterfully combines personal narratives with scholarly analyses of social and economic development issues. She captures, with ease, the voice of Malawian girls. Readers interested in Africa, global affairs, women’s studies, development, and international education will give high marks toWeaving a Malawi Sunrise.
The women of Malawi, like many other women in developing countries, struggle to find their way out of poverty and build a better life for themselves and their families. Girls who receive an education feel empowered. They gain employment opportunities; are respected within their communities; and are able to make their own choices. Without education, women are often forced into early marriage and lives of extreme hardship.Weaving a Malawi Sunrise tells the story of Memory Chazeza?s quest to get that education and build a school for girls. Roberta Laurie masterfully combines personal narratives with scholarly analyses of social and economic development issues. She captures, with ease, the voice of Malawian girls. Readers interested in Africa, global affairs, women?s studies, development, and international education will give high marks toWeaving a Malawi Sunrise.
Number of Pages: 418
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Women, Education
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wayne State Univ Pr
Author: Roberta Laurie
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2015
TCIN: 24001244
UPC: 9781772120868
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-8531
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