A compelling account of the experience of extraordinary comtemporary women who have reshaped national and international agendas. The human rights movement can only rejoice for having such defenders and teachers.
—Elsa Stamatopoulou, Human Rights Lawyer, Center for Human Rights, United Nations.
Bouvard uses the voices of courageous activists to tell a powerful story of the global struggle to expand human rights. A magnificent contribution to our understanding of how determined women can make the world accept universal ideals.
—Robert Pastor, Professor of Political Science at Emory University and Fellow at the Carter.