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◦ Online ✋ Unbowed: A Memoir for kids ☪ Book By Wangari Maathai ♊ ◦ Online ✋ Unbowed: A Memoir for kids ☪ Book By Wangari Maathai ♊ Maathai, a 2004 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, presents a matter of fact account of her rather exceptional life in Kenya Born in 1940, Matthai attended primary school at a time when Kenyan girls were not educated went on to earn a Ph.D and became head of the Department of Veterinary Anatomy at the University of Nairobi before founding Kenya s Green Belt Movement in 1977, which mobilized thousands of women to plant trees in an effort to restore the country s indigenous forests Because Kenya s environmental degradation was largely due to the policies of a corrupt government, she then made the Green Belt Movement part of a broader campaign for democracy Maathai endured personal attacks by the ruling powers President Moi denounced her as a wayward woman and engaged in political activities that landed her in jail several times When a new government came into power in 2002, she was elected to Parliament and appointed assistant minister in the Ministry for Environment and Natural Resources Despite workmanlike prose, this memoir after The Green Belt Movement documents the remarkable achievements of an influential environmentalist and activist Photos not seen by PW Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved.Starred Review The mother of three, the first woman in East and Central Africa to earn a doctorate, and the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Wangari Maathai of Kenya understands how the good earth sustains life both as a biologist and as a Kikuyu woman who, like generations before her, grew nourishing food in the rich soil of Kenya s central highlands In her engrossing and eye opening memoir, a work of tremendous dignity and rigor, Maathai describes the paradise she knew as a child in the 1940s, when Kenya was a lush, green, fertile land of plenty, and the deforested nightmare it became Discriminated against as a female university professor, Maathai has fought hard for women s rights And it was women she turned to when she undertook her mission to restore Kenya s decimated forests, launching the Green Belt Movement and providing women with work planting trees Maathai s ingenious, courageous, and tenacious activism led to arrests, beatings, and death threats, and yet she and her tree planting followers remained unbowed Currently Kenya s deputy minister for the environment and natural resources, Nobel laureate, visionary, and hero, Maathai has restored humankind s innate if nearly lost knowledge of the intrinsic connection between thriving, wisely managed ecosystems and health, justice, and peace Donna Seaman Copyright American Library Association All rights reserved Books The Green Belt Movement Note Movement is a member of s Associates program If you click through from this website and purchase any item , Little Daughter A Memoir Of Survival In Burma Zoya Phan 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    • Unbowed: A Memoir
    • 2.3
    • 142
    • Hardcover
    • 370 pages
    • Wangari Maathai
    • English
    • 03 August 2016

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