Agents of Change : 200 Years of Inspirational Speeches by Women, Hardback Book

Agents of Change : 200 Years of Inspirational Speeches by Women Hardback


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The power of a speech to define a moment, bring about change or unite a nation is understood.

Yet too often when we think about great speeches, we think about men.

In "We Are Agents of Change", women's voices are front and foremost, showing us all that when they speak, the world listens. From Malala Yousafzai to Gloria Steinem, Michelle Obama to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, this powerful collection brings together 50 great speeches from t he last 200 years . E ach speech is inspirational, its impact undeniable. As 2018 brings the 100 th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918 in the UK, the timely collection includes speeches from British suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, together with human rights activists, politicians, theorists, authors and lawyers. This is no flowery, ladylike collection of inspirational advice; these speeches pack a punch and the women giving voice to them demand that they be heard.