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Stories for South Asian supergirls, by Raj Kaur Khaira ; artists: Anu Chouhan and 9 others - hardcover

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Summary
Through the inspirational stories of 50 famous and under-celebrated women from Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, South Asian girls will have a chance to dream about lives for themselves that radically differ from the limited narratives and stereotypes written for them by their culture, wider society and the mainstream media. Bringing together illustrious entertainers (Meera Syal, Jameela Jamil, Mindy Kaling), pioneering business leaders (Indra Nooyi, Anjali Sud, Ruchi Sanghvi) and a host of other, equally remarkable yet less well known, figures (including the British Muslim spy, Noor Inayat Khan, and fearless activist, Jayaben Desai), Stories for South Asian Supergirls seeks to redress the imbalance for young girls of colour by empowering them to break new ground for themselves and to inspire others in the process. Illustrated with striking portraits by ten international South Asian female artists, this is a book for all ages-- the perfect gift that will be treasured by parents as much as their children will enjoy reading them
Language
eng
Literary form
non fiction
Note
"A treasure trove of 50 illustrated biographies of amazing South Asian women"-- Cover
Physical description
132 pages, colour illustrations, 24 cm
ISBN
9781911271222

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