Stories for South Asian Supergirls: A Treasure Trove of 50 Illustrated Biographies of Amazing South Asian Women

May 16, 2019|
Stories for South Asian Supergirls: A Treasure Trove of 50 Illustrated Biographies of Amazing South Asian Women by Raj Kaur Khaira
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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.

RAJ KAUR KHAIRA''s lifelong passion for gender equality led her to founding the Pink Ladoo Project in 2015. This innovative initiative, which encourages the equal treatment of new born girls in South Asian families, has attracted tens of thousands of followers in communities across the UK, Canada, the US and Australia. It has rapidly b...
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Title:Stories for South Asian Supergirls: A Treasure Trove of 50 Illustrated Biographies of Amazing South Asian Women
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:144 pages, 9.1 X 7.5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 9.1 X 7.5 X 0.68 in
Published:May 16, 2019
Publisher:Kashi House CIC
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781911271222

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