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BURMA - WOMEN'S VOICES FOR CHANGE

 
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“Burma-Women’s Voices for Change” is the third installment in the “Burma Women’s Voices” series of books. It is a collection of writings from diverse women activists from Burma, including refugees, exiles and women inside Burma.

The common theme expressed by the diverse writers in this book, is a strong desire for change in Burma.

These are some of the stories written by women from Burma:

• A spice trader who became the longest serving political prisoner in Burma.
• The magical transformation of baby clothes into grenades and political literature.
• When health care is political resistance.
• Women willing to suffer separation from loved ones so their country may be reunited.
• A daughter disowned.
• An insider recalled local events that grabbed the world’s attention.
• A husband disappears.
• When a ramshackle school becomes the university of real life.
• A grandmother passes on her legacy of courage.
• When sex work is part of one’s daily routine.
• Jailed for asking a question.

Read this book. Let their voices be heard.