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100 1  Vani, Supriya,|eauthor. 
245 10 Battling injustice :|b16 women Nobel Peace Laureates /
       |cSupriya Vani. 
264  1 Noida :|bHarperCollins Publishers,|c2017. 
300    xvi, 496 pages :|billustrations ;|c22 cm 
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520    'Supriya Vani's book will educate people about gender 
       equality and inspire women to rise up to their potential. 
       It will inspire parents not to clip the wings of their 
       daughters. All our girls are meant for stars, and they 
       need equality and freedom to flourish.' -Nobel Peace 
       laureate Malala Yousafzai and her father Ziauddin 
       Yousafzai Malala Yousafzai, Tawakkol Karman, Ellen Johnson
       Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, Shirin Ebadi - these women and 
       others like them shaped the history of their peoples 
       through their fight against political persecution, social 
       deprivation and gender discrimination. The Nobel Peace 
       Prize memorializes their achievements and courage and 
       ability to inspire hope in others. Through the life 
       portraits of sixteen women Nobel Peace laureates, peace 
       activist and journalist Supriya Vani argues that the fate 
       of the world is inextricably tied to the emancipation of 
       women, and that the cause of world peace urgently requires
       women leaders. These stories, the result of six years of 
       painstaking research and many interviews, show how we have
       much to learn from the laureates, from the events that 
       shaped their work to their inner journey of spirit. Women 
       in the workplace, at home, as mothers and nurturers, as 
       leaders, will all find something to take away from this 
       collection. Battling Injustice is an authentic record of 
       women's cultural history, told through the lives of some 
       of the most remarkable women since modernity. 'The lives 
       of the women Nobel Peace laureates detailed in this book 
       by Supriya Vani are clear evidence of my belief that women
       are naturally more sensitive to others' needs and well-
       being. They have greater potential for expressing love and
       affection. Therefore, when, as now, compassionate 
       leadership is required, women should take on a greater 
       role in making this world a better place.' -His Holiness 
       the Dalai Lama 'Supriya Vani's stories of Nobel Peace 
       laureates amount to much more than a sincere tribute to 
       some of the world's most fearless women. By bringing us 
       their voices, their vulnerabilities, their wisdom, she 
       inspires us all to make a difference in the world by 
       tapping into our better selves.' -Arianna Huffington, co-
       founder of The Huffington Post 'A monumental effort by a 
       vivacious young woman on the human potential for 
       goodness.' -Sharon Stone, American actress and human 
       rights activist 'Since 1999, Nobel Peace Prize laureates 
       have been gathering to reaffirm their commitment to 
       peaceful means of resolving the world's problems. I admire
       the contribution of women laureates, their energy and 
       warmth. As shown in this book by Supriya Vani, they give 
       their hearts to our common efforts and to the younger 
       generations that will continue their great work.' -Mikhail
       Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union 'Supriya 
       Vani's book is for everyone across the globe. I am sure it
       will spur many souls to tread the path of humanitarian 
       service, to choose a life of peace and love.' -Nobel Peace
       laureate Tawakkol Karman 'This book will inspire and 
       motivate young people to work for peace.' -Cherie Blair, 
       British barrister and spouse of former British prime 
       minister Tony Blair 'I recommend this book to the youth. 
       It can inspire them to reach their goals.' -Nobel Peace 
       laureate Shirin Ebadi 'Supriya Vani rightly highlights the
       fact that the world needs more women leaders, who are 
       spiritually, mentally and emotionally equipped to bring 
       peace to our planet.' -Nobel Peace laureate Rigoberta 
       Menchu Tum 'I hope those who read this book will feel 
       inspired to work for disarmament and peace.' -Nobel Peace 
       laureate Mairead Maguire 'In February of 2017, at the XVI 
       World Summit of Nobel Peace laureates held in Bogota, I 
       had the happy opportunity to meet with six of my fellow 
       female laureates. They represent the values of courage, 
       determination, generosity and solidarity shared by 
       millions of women around the planet, who strive each day 
       to make a better, freer and more peaceful world. That is 
       why I welcome and cherish this book by Supriya Vani - the 
       stories of all the sixteen women Nobel Peace laureates 
       must be known. They are a source of inspiration for our 
       youth and every one of us.' -Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, 
       president of Colombia and a Nobel peace laureate 
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