The Resource A call to action: : [women, religion, violence, and power], Jimmy Carter, (electronic resource)

A call to action: : [women, religion, violence, and power], Jimmy Carter, (electronic resource)

Label
A call to action: : [women, religion, violence, and power]
Title
A call to action:
Title remainder
[women, religion, violence, and power]
Statement of responsibility
Jimmy Carter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The world's discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter's call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths. His urgent report is current. It covers the plight of women and girls-strangled at birth, forced to suffer servitude, child marriage, genital cutting, deprived of equal opportunity in wealthier nations and "owned" by men in others. And the most vulnerable, along with their children, are trapped in war and violence. He addresses the adverse impact of distorted religious texts on women, by Protestants, Catholics, Jews, and Muslims. Special verses are often omitted or quoted out of context to exalt the status of men and exclude women. In a remark that is certain to get attention, Carter points out that women are treated more equally in some countries that are atheistic or where governments are strictly separated from religion. Carter describes his personal observations of the conditions and hardships of women around the world. He describes a trip in Africa with Bill Gates, Sr. and his wife, where they are appalled by visits to enormous brothels. He tells how he joined Nelson Mandela to plead for an end to South Africa's practice of outlawing treatments to protect babies from AIDS-infected mothers. Throughout, Carter reports on observations of women activists and workers of The Carter Center. This is an informed and passionate charge about human rights abuses against half the world's population. It comes from one of the world's most renowned human rights advocates
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1924-
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Carter, Jimmy
Dewey number
323.34
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Jimmy Carter
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  • Carter, Jimmy
  • hoopla digital
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  • Women's rights
  • Women's rights
  • Women
  • Women
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Sex role
  • Human rights
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A call to action: : [women, religion, violence, and power], Jimmy Carter, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11634813
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11634813
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 33 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11634813
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
A call to action: : [women, religion, violence, and power], Jimmy Carter, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11634813
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11634813
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 33 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11634813
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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