Orca Issues through June 2019

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    Series: Orca Issues I Am a Feminist Claiming the F-Word in Turbulent Times Paperback Monique Polak 9781459818927 $19.95 YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 May 07, 2019
    What is feminism? Why does it still matter? What exactly does intersectionality mean? In order to answer these (and many other) questions, I Am a Feminist first examines the history of feminism and then addresses the issues girls and women continue to face today. The book also looks at the ways in which people, especially young people, are working together to create a world where gender equality is a reality, not a dream. The author shares stories about the courageous individuals who have made a difference in the lives of women and girls worldw... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Issues My Body My Choice The Fight for Abortion Rights Paperback Robin Stevenson 9781459817128 $19.95 YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 May 07, 2019
    Abortion is one of the most common of all medical procedures. But it is still stigmatized, ?and all too often people do not feel they can talk about their experiences. Making abortion illegal or hard to access doesn't make it any less common; it just makes it dangerous. Around the world, tens of thousands of women die from unsafe abortions every year. People who support abortion rights have been fighting hard to create a world in which the right to access safe and legal abortion services is guaranteed. The opposition to this has been intense an... + Read More

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