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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World (edició 2019)

de Melinda Gates (Autor)

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**One of AudioFile Magazine's Best Audiobooks of 2019**NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The Moment of Lift is an urgent call to courage. It changed how I think about myself, my family, my work, and what's possible in the world. Melinda weaves together vulnerable, brave storytelling and compelling data to make this one of those rare books that you carry in your heart and mind long after the last page." -- Bren Brown, Ph.D., author of the New York Times #1 bestseller Dare to Lead"Melinda Gates has spent many years working with women around the world. This book is an urgent manifesto for an equal society where women are valued and recognized in all spheres of life. Most of all, it is a call for unity, inclusion and connection. We need this message more than ever."-- Malala Yousafzai"Melinda Gates's book is a lesson in listening. A powerful, poignant, and ultimately humble call to arms." -- Tara Westover, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller EDUCATEDA debut from Melinda Gates, a timely and necessary call to action for women's empowerment."How can we summon a moment of lift for human beings - and especially for women? Because when you lift up women, you lift up humanity."For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down.In this moving and compelling book, Melinda shares lessons she's learned from the inspiring people she's met during her work and travels around the world. As she writes in the introduction, "That is why I had to write this book--to share the stories of people who have given focus and urgency to my life. I want all of us to see ways we can lift women up where we live."Melinda's unforgettable narrative is backed by startling data as she presents the issues that most need our attention--from child marriage to lack of access to contraceptives to gender inequity in the workplace. And, for the first time, she writes about her personal life and the road to equality in her own marriage. Throughout, she shows how there has never been more opportunity to change the world--and ourselves.Writing with emotion, candor, and grace, she introduces us to remarkable women and shows the power of connecting with one another.When we lift others up, they lift us up, too.… (més)
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Títol:The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World
Autors:Melinda Gates (Autor)
Informació:Flatiron Books (2019), 288 pages
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is an extremely uplifting narrative where Gates provides many examples of women at the margins of society are empowered to seek equality and respect. Gates and her husband Bill started their foundation over 20 years ago. The primary goals are to enhance health care, reduce poverty and improve education in the developing world. Gates’ focus in this book is applying those goals to women and girls. Her philosophy is simple, if you lift up women, you lift up their families and their communities.
The book is partly biographical as Gates talks about her upbringing in Dallas Texas with parents who provided her with examples of equality, respect and pride. Her Catholic upbringing affects her morality regarding helping others but she does not spare criticism of the Church nor its stand on family planning or on allowing women priests. Her view is that any religion that is dominated or led by men does not believe that women who are lifted up are better off.

The many stories in the book deal with poor, illiterate, abused women and girls in the developing world. Her foundation works with locals who are well aware of the family situations, roadblocks and impediments that hold them back.
When a problem is identified, such as cutting girls, the team approach is to understand the issue completely by engaging the whole community in talking about the tradition, the purpose and the outcomes. The practice is ancient and has no apparent reason other than to keep girls chaste until marriage. A village in Senegal decided to abolish the practice once infections, pain, rationale were identified. The team was able to do this by engaging one or two women of influence and they in turn urged the end of the practice in their village and others.
This method is used in all of the programs the foundation supports such as education for girls, family planning, banking, sexual and physical abuse, female farmers, AIDS prevention, sex workers. Listening to the women and empowering them is a huge boost to their personal potential and their influence on their families. ( )
  MaggieFlo | Dec 10, 2020 |
Remarkable. Highly recommended if you are, or know someone who is, a woman. ( )
  bennybillings | Sep 24, 2020 |
First, I give this a 4.5 instead of a 5 because her actions are not as stated in the book when she gave the leader of India an award recently.
Throughout the book she points at him and his party as promoting bias against women's rights, what she is fighting for.

Other than that, the book is a good and detailed description of how the Gates Foundation zeroed in on how best to help poor people globally.

Certain paragraphs are very uplifting and dramatic.An example is the "I want a teacher" episode from pages 89 to 92 in the hardbound version.
The conclusion is well written, however it extends through the epilogue, so might be partially missed by the reader not expecting this to dribble on into that part.

In summary this is a motivating detailed account of how to start and focus your priorities to have the most affect in a philanthropic effort. It is also interesting since it is true and includes many memorable individuals, striving for a better life and better world. ( )
  billsearth | Aug 26, 2020 |
Brilliant concept which should be applauded but the presentation was too preachy for my taste ( )
  dolly22 | Jul 9, 2020 |
Pretty good book about how empowering women can help in reducing poverty ( )
  cploonker | Mar 22, 2020 |
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**One of AudioFile Magazine's Best Audiobooks of 2019**NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The Moment of Lift is an urgent call to courage. It changed how I think about myself, my family, my work, and what's possible in the world. Melinda weaves together vulnerable, brave storytelling and compelling data to make this one of those rare books that you carry in your heart and mind long after the last page." -- Bren Brown, Ph.D., author of the New York Times #1 bestseller Dare to Lead"Melinda Gates has spent many years working with women around the world. This book is an urgent manifesto for an equal society where women are valued and recognized in all spheres of life. Most of all, it is a call for unity, inclusion and connection. We need this message more than ever."-- Malala Yousafzai"Melinda Gates's book is a lesson in listening. A powerful, poignant, and ultimately humble call to arms." -- Tara Westover, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller EDUCATEDA debut from Melinda Gates, a timely and necessary call to action for women's empowerment."How can we summon a moment of lift for human beings - and especially for women? Because when you lift up women, you lift up humanity."For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down.In this moving and compelling book, Melinda shares lessons she's learned from the inspiring people she's met during her work and travels around the world. As she writes in the introduction, "That is why I had to write this book--to share the stories of people who have given focus and urgency to my life. I want all of us to see ways we can lift women up where we live."Melinda's unforgettable narrative is backed by startling data as she presents the issues that most need our attention--from child marriage to lack of access to contraceptives to gender inequity in the workplace. And, for the first time, she writes about her personal life and the road to equality in her own marriage. Throughout, she shows how there has never been more opportunity to change the world--and ourselves.Writing with emotion, candor, and grace, she introduces us to remarkable women and shows the power of connecting with one another.When we lift others up, they lift us up, too.

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