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Bringing Millions of Books to Billions of People: Making the Book Truly Accessible

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Literacy and access to knowledge underpins just about every social good, from education, to economic development, to health, to women’s empowerment, democracy and respect for human rights. Third, the print book is not universally accessible. Many books are never published because of the costs. It was highly controversial.

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The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

Have Fun - Do Good

It is a good thing we are doing this in Women's History Month. This year, 2008, is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It hasn't happened in Latin America's history. The year before that, women in Morocco won an amazing change in the law. I am always a big believer in that.

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