Among the Maasai — Ebook

A Memoir

Author : Juliet Cutler
Publication : 2019-09-10
Language : English
Publisher : She Writes Press
ISBN : 9781631526732
Categories : Biography & autobiography / Personal Memoirs, Social science / Volunteer Work, Body, mind & spirit / Inspiration & Personal Growth

• In 2017, a record 87 million Americans traveled abroad. Nearly 5 million people from around the world visited East Africa. • Volunteer tourism, or “voluntourism,” is one of the fastest growing trends in travel today. More than 1.6 million volunteer tourists are spending about $2 billion each year. • Women’s rights are at the forefront of public dialogue, and this book deals directly with many issues related to women’s rights, including the gender-education gap, female genital cutting, rape and other forms of violence, and early forced marriage. According to the Global Girls Alliance, more than 98 million adolescent girls around the world are not in school. • In recent years, adult nonfiction (inclusive of memoir) has been the category with the greatest revenue growth. Books with religious and inspirational themes were among the best-selling books. AUDIENCE: • Nonprofit professionals and donors interested in women’s issues • “Voluntourists” interested in volunteering around the world • Feminists and others working for women’s rights • Travelers to Africa • Christians interested in missionary and volunteer work • Academics interested in international education, anthropology, and women’s issues • Women’s book clubs

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