The 2018 theme for International Women’s Day is Achieve gender equality and empower rural women and girls.
We have excellent reads, that will motivate, encourage or inspire, see these and more on our website.
“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates, Powerful Voices Annual Luncheon 2003
Events happening around the country can be found on the UN Woman, International Woman’s Day page.
In celebration of International Women’s Day we recommend the following:
Constant Radical: The Life and Times of Sue Bradford by Jenny Chamberlain
Sue Bradford is still evolving but in terms of what matters most, her core social justice principles, she remains constant. RRP $40.00
Go Gayle Go by Bruce Melrose
Young Gayle McKee’s running ability isn’t in question. But in the highly competitive environment of premier track racing, talent – and even hard work – aren’t always enough. RRP $30.00
The Evolution of Sylvia Graves by Nicole O’Connor
A coming-of-age-story that defines victory over adversity in the days before social media, set in Zimbabwe / Rhodesia and South Africa. RRP $25.00
Super Mum! Frazzled, Frumpy and Fabulous! by Stacey Broadbent
Motherhood. One of life’s journeys that some of us choose to partake in. It’s a crazy ride, full of ups and downs and in-betweens. RRP $15.00
A Childhood at Cairnsmore:Growing up on a New Zealand Sheep Farm by June Allen
The true story of a childhood spent on a sheep farm at the foot of the Ruahine Range in the 1920s and 1930s. RRP $20.00
To Catch a Butterfly by Barrie Allom
The story of a much loved, but not always understood, daughter, who walked outside the frame of conventionality, leaving a trail of heart-searching questions. RRP $30.00