Brave: Young Women’s Global Revolution Volume 1 Themes
Gayle Kimball, Ph.D.
400 pages $9.99 eBook available now on Amazon and other platforms.
Vol. 2 about regional activism will follow in a few weeks.
Brave explores young women’s issues and activism globally, based on hundreds of interviews—some videotaped, and over 4,000 surveys from 88 countries. What makes Brave unique is its global rather than regional reach and its rare inclusion of many young women’s voices. The book includes popular cultural references and feminists’ critiques of the economic and political system. Volume 1 is about global issues and Volume 2 is about regional activism. Discussion questions and activities end each of the five chapters. Chapter titles are: The Future is Female, Global Desire for Equality, Global Status of Young Women, Consumerism Targets “Girl Power,” Global Media Both Helps and Inhibits Girls.
The lawsuit, filed by Our Children’s Trust in 2015, relies on a novel legal strategy that has yielded victories for climate activists seeking sweeping policy change in other countries. The federal government, under both the Obama and Trump administrations, and the fossil fuel industry have repeatedly sought to have the case dismissed. But federal judges have so far upheld the plaintiffs’ right to a hearing, which means the case could come to trial as early as November.
Feminism in China, 2013-2014
Includes photos of feminist political performances.
Provides articles, tool kits (such as how to end gender violence), conferences and a listserv.
WUNRN, Women’s UN Report Network is based on a UN Study, on the Status of Women, Religion or Belief, and Traditions. WUNRN addresses the human rights, oppression, and empowerment of women and girls all over the globe.
WUNRN’s programs include the global WUNRN ListServe, highly respected as one of the most expansive and active Gender ListServe’s in the world. The WUNRN ListServe goes throughout the UN System, and to Governments, Embassies & Missions, Academia, NGO’s, Religions, Associations, Foundations, Media, Private Sector, Civil Society, and more. The WUNRN ListServe posts UN Reports, Resolutions, Publications, and is unique in showing the gender dimensions “up front” for ListServe participants. WUNRN regularly organizes High Level United Nations events on women’s and girls’ issues and rights at the UN in Geneva (Human Rights Council), NYC (Commission on the Status of Women and General Assembly), and FAO in Rome.
WUNRN,Women’s UN Report Network, is registered as an Official Non-Profit in the United States, is also Officially Registered and participating as an NGO Association in the European Union as WUNRN EUROPE.
Brave: The Global Women’s Revolution
Gayle Kimball, Ph.D.
Textbook for Global Feminisms and Intro to WSt
Ebook $10 and print paperback on demand
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The cover photo is a poster in Tahrir Square, taken by the author July 2011. The protesters’ tents are in the background.
Part 1 Themes
Chapter 1 The Future is Female 67 pages
Meet Young Women Leaders; What Motivates a Youth Activist?; the Future is Female?; Uppity Girls’ Rising Aspirations and Activism; Feminism, the United Nations and Governments Stimulate Equality; Young Men’s Viewpoints
Chapter 2 Global Desire for Equality 55
Equality is Desired Globally, More Females Desire Gender Equality, Girls Want Economic and Social Equality, Claims that Women Leaders are More Peaceful, Feminist Organizing, Inequality Persists in All Countries
Chapter 3 Global Status of Young Women 55
Rural Vs. Urban Sex Roles, Feminization of Poverty, Education, Health, Violence
Chapter 4 Consumerism Targets “Girl Power” 44
Materialistic Consumers of Products and Entertainment?; Teen Identity Through Consumption; Social Unrest from Rising Expectations; How Youth Are Manipulated by Multinational Corporations; Negative Consequences of Consumerism; Youth Views about Getting Rich; Traditional and Modern Beliefs: Moving Towards the Middle
Chapter 5 Global Media Both Helps and Inhibits Girls 60
Global Media is Pervasive, Global Media Provides New Information, Media Exposure Makes Youth Opinionated and Brave, Global Media Sells Consumerism, Media Addiction Creates Dumb Zombies
Part 2 Regions
Chapter 6 Feminist Waves in the West 97
Second Wave Feminists of the 60s, Women’s Studies, Inequality Persists, Generation Gap, Third Wave Response, Rejection of Feminism?, Fourth Wave
Chapter 7 Brave Women in Muslim Countries 61
The Middle East, Women and Islam, Iran, Tunisia, Yemen, Libya, Morocco, Turkey, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia
Chapter 8 Egyptian Revolutionaries 44
Traditional Male Dominance; Education; A Pioneering Feminist: Dr. Nawal El Saadawi’s Egyptian Union for Women; Young Women in the Revolution; After the Revolution; Sexual Harassment Persists
Chapter 9 Women in Developing and Emerging Countries: Latin America 59
Women and Development, Latin American Youth Issues
Chapter 10 African Issues and Activists 44,
Chapter 11 Socialist Countries–China 44
The Setting, Traditional Beliefs, Rural vs. Urban Youth, Youth Issues in an Era of Change from Maoism to Capitalism, Current Chinese Issues
Chapter 12 Russia 28
History, Attitudes Towards Feminism, Consumerism and Glamour, Putin’s Nationalism vs. Rebels
Other Books by the Author
50/50 Marriage (Beacon Press)
50/50 Parenting (Lexington Books)
Ed. Women’s Culture (Scarecrow Press)
Ed. Women’s Culture Revisited. (Scarecrow Press, 2005)
The Religious Ideas of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Edwin Mellen Press.
Essential Energy Tools book and 3 videos. (Equality Press)
21st Century Families: Blueprints for Family-Friendly Workplaces,
Schools and Governments. (Equality Press)
The Teen Trip: The Complete Resource Guide (Equality Press)
Ed. Everything You Need to Know to Succeed After College (Equality
How to Survive Your Parents’ Divorce (Equality Press)
Ed., Quick Healthy Recipes: Literacy Fundraiser (Equality Press)
Your Mindful Guide to Academic Success: Beat Burnout (Equality Press)
Ageism in Youth Studies: A Maligned Generation (Cambridge Scholars Publishing)
Democracy Uprisings Led by Global Youth
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Recent Feminism in India