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    • Sisters in War

    • A Story of Love, Family, and Survival in the New Iraq
    • By: Christina Asquith
    • Narrated by: Miriam Laube
    • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Sisters in War, journalist Christina Asquith tells the story of the Iraq war and its aftermath through the eyes of four women who survived it: Iraqi sisters Zia and Nunu, US reservist Heather Coyne, and Washington, D.C. women's rights activist Manal Omar. Asquith weaves their fascinating stories together to create a larger picture of women's experience in Iraq during the occupation....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sisters, strangers, friends

    • By Daryl on 12-10-12

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    • The Emergency Teacher

    • The Inspirational Story of a New Teacher in an Inner City School
    • By: Christina Asquith
    • Narrated by: Nancy McLemore
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Christina Asquith presents a moving firsthand account of her year teaching in one of Philadelphia’s worst schools. Told with striking humor and honesty, her story begins when the School District of Philadelphia, in desperate need of 1,500 new teachers, instituted a policy of hiring "emergency certified" instructors. Asquith, then a 25-year-old reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, joined their untrained ranks. More challenging than her classroom in the crime-infested neighborhood known as "the Badlands" are the trials she faced outside.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book with bad sound editing.

    • By danielle on 10-01-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Future of Global Women's Rights Under Trump? 'It Could Be Devastating.'

    • By: Christina Asquith
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The U.S. has always played a major role in women's rights worldwide. What will the U.S. position be under the Donald Trump administration?

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    • Trump Officials Say the U.N. Supports Coercive Abortion in China. But Does It?

    • By: Christina Asquith
    • Narrated by: Carol Hills
    • Length: 3 mins
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    In slashing financial support for the United Nations Population Fund, the Trump administration revived nefarious claims that the agency supports coercive abortion of girls. What's behind this claim?

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    • This Pakistani Police Officer Is Part of a Trend That Could Make a More Peaceful World

    • By: Carolyn Beeler, Christina Asquith
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Original Recording
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    More female police officers means more stability for everyone, researchers say. Meet one policewoman in Pakistan helping to bear that out.

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    • What Clinton's Candidacy Means to Women Worldwide

    • By: Christina Asquith
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Original Recording
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    "What Clinton's Candidacy Means to Women Worldwide" is from the June 27, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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