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Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have just released Half the Sky, a book about women’s rights in the developing world. Goodreads has posted a nice interview with them. Sample quote:

Families in the developing world don’t care about human rights. They care about how much money is this woman costing them, how much is she bringing into the household. And if she has a job and is bringing in income, that elevates her status immediately.

Yes, yes, yes. This is the essence of practical feminism. I can’t wait to read their suggestions for action.

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