A Force Such as the World Has Never Known

Edited by Sharon G. Mijares, Aliaa Rafea, and Nahid Angha

A Force Such as the World Has Never Known
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A Force Such as the World Has Never Known: Women Creating Change is a unique collection of narratives from women from all around the globe. These are stories of compassion and bravery, empowered by the vision of a better world for all life. It emphasizes the need to empower ... Read more


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A Force Such as the World Has Never Known: Women Creating Change is a unique collection of narratives from women from all around the globe. These are stories of compassion and bravery, empowered by the vision of a better world for all life. It emphasizes the need to empower the feminine and assure gender balance and human rights for all. This accumulation of women's stories reveals the role of women in creating needed changes in areas of health and nutrition, supporting efforts toward sustainable environments, promoting political and social rights, protecting women from the travesties of war and rape and promoting religious diversity and better conditions for all beings.

Sharon G. Mijares

Sharon G. Mijares, psychologist, workshop leader and author, has focused on women's development for over 25 years. She has authored five books, numerous articles and is an influential leader in promoting women's empowerment, gender balance and psychospiritual healing. Aliaa Rafea is a Professor of Anthropology at Ain Shams University, Women's College in Cairo. She has authored and co-authored several books, had chapters in books published in India, Japan, Morocco and the USA, as well as numerous academic articles in international and regional journals. Nahid Angha, Ph. D., is a Sufi Scholar, a Humanitarian, Human Rights activist, Women's Rights activist; Author, Lecturer, and Translator of over fifteen published books. She is the first Muslim woman inducted to the Marin Women's Hall of Fame.

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"The best use of A Force Such as the World Has Never Known: Women Creating Change will be as a primary text in leadership training courses for the 21st century. Three stories a week for a semester would offer a rich diet, inspiring long conversations about core values, leadership, and transforming the world. For men as well as women, please, for whom it should be at least as valuable. If you care about what women can teach us about healing the world, buy your own copy. It's an interspiritual feast. "--The Interfaith Observer"Other stories by other women, all of them privy to assertive self-esteem, abound in this work. Collectively, they are a statement --- that women across the world are moving on, that with men running out of ideas about the world, it is time for women to govern, to save the Earth. "--The Daily Star

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