Book Review of “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunities for Women Worldwide”
Written by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Government Law College, Vellore, India.

Volume III, Issue V, 2020

The book “Half the Sky:Turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide” by Sheryl WuDunn and Nichols Kristof is a wake-up call in this situation and is an eye-opening kind of book. This book is a bold attempt by the author where he speaks out the hands-on experiences of women facing problems across the world. This book covers the plight of millions of women that gives a vivid and passionate report regarding the diverse situations where women around the world are oppressed and struggling to survive and to maintain minimal human dignity which is an important human right. The question that bounces in the minds of every reader of this book would be, Do people like them really exist? This book in addition to addressing the problem gives the remedy for the same and aims to achieve the humanitarian goals across the globe.