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Nobel Laureate and founder of the Green Belt Movement, Wangari Maathai has campaigned for environmental activism in Africa for more than three decades. In The Challenge for Africa, Maathai delivers an insightful call to action, presenting a realistic look at the diverse problems facing Africans. Maathai's ability to dissect cultural problems and pose solutions individuals can follow has made her one of the most respected women in Africa...read more
Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004, Wangari Maathai has been fighting for environmental responsibility and democracy in her native Kenya for over 35 years. Unbowed recounts the incredible journey that culminated in her appointment to Parliament in 2002. Despite repeated jailings, beatings, and other obstacles along the way, Maathai created the Green Belt Movement and never relented in her goal to bring democracy to...read more