Whether woman, man, non-binary or gender diverse – each of us has a role to play in working towards gender equality. As such, in Australia, this year’s International Women’s Day theme is ‘More Powerful Together’. On March 8th, we’ll be celebrating the power of collaboration as a means for breaking down stereotypes, unlocking empathy and blowing up preconceived gendered roles. Because when we stand in unison and communicate openly, effectively, compassionately, incredible things can happen. Here are some books that champion that notion.
Media star Jamila Rizvi’s exploration of the confidence deficit holding women back, the barriers to career success this can create, and how they might be overcome. Accessible and timely, this is essential reading for millennial women.
An exploration of the work women do together.
A celebration of the wonderful characters of the AFLW and the remarkable success of the new Women’s League.
Neither a memoir nor an academic study but a deeply personal and meticulously researched rallying cry and required reading for us all.
A stunning bespoke gift package featuring an iconic design from the prize-winning artist, Noma Bar, eye-catching sprayed edges and ribbon. The perfect present for those who like their beauty with a bit of bite.
The greatest war story in literature, retold by our greatest living storyteller on war - in the voice of the forgotten woman who lived through it.
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Australian Women Doctors of the First World War
An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.
The fierce, thrilling and acclaimed memoir of Maria Alyokhina: artist, protestor, outsider, prisoner, survivor.
A provocative and inspiring work on overcoming the obstacles facing women on the path to leadership
Let's hear it for the Australian women who have shaped our history and are expanding our future!
100 tales of extraordinary women - the most highly supported original book ever in the history of crowdfunding.
Research professor and TED talk phenomenon Dr Brené Brown reveals how to choose courage over comfort, so we can step up, make a difference and dare to lead.
From the authors of the bestselling The Game Changers, The Juggle features candid, real and raw stories for mums by mums, designed to inspire, uplift and acknowledge that the juggle struggle is real – and that we’re all in this together.
How to love the skin you're in – an inspirational lifestyle book by the world’s leading body acceptance activist.
Forget about the glass ceiling – let’s change the system altogether by redefining the very meaning of success at work and in our personal lives
A provocative novel about the desire and duty to procreate, from the author of the critically acclaimed How Should A Person Be?
A complete study of feminism, profiling the key ideas, events, and movements from its 18th century origins to #metoo.
Discover the other side of history with the well-known and untold stories of women from across the globe.
A fresh and engaging introduction to feminism for young adults.
Discover the amazing female superheroes of the Marvel Universe.
Discover history's most remarkable women.
A powerful, urgent and timely polemic - why women still need equality, and how we get there.
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