Gathering together stories from all corners of the world, this is an inspiring celebration of private heroisms and public triumphs, and a brilliant, necessary manifesto for women everywhere
CAROLINE CRIADO-PEREZ is a journalist and activist whose work appears regularly in the UK press. In 2013, she won the Liberty Human Rights Campaigner of the Year Award and was named one of the Guardian's People of the Year, and in 2015 she was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
[An] immersive piece of investigative journalism... The pleasure of Do It Like A Woman is that it's about other women - their campaigns, their political interventions, their stories. In a world overstuffed with tedious me-myself-and-I-as-hero-of-my-own-narrative books, Criado-Perez has had the good sense to deliver an overview that grasps the essential impetus of feminism - as collective, connective action by a diversity of women whose voices are as brave and informed as Criado-Perez's. Criado-Perez shares some of the clarity and in insight of the young [Shulamith] Firestone--Rachel Holmes "New Statesman "
A brave, heartfelt and necessary book
Young girls and women everywhere should have a copy as a reminder of how awesome women are--Bridget Christie "Guardian Books of the Year "
Striking... It is refreshing to read a feminist work informed by lives far removed from that of the author. There's no doubt that she has researched widely. Like any woman who is vocal in the public sphere, Criado-Perez has been obsessively threatened. She doesn't dwell on the experience, instead using her platform to shed light on the lives of others. There is bravery in that, too'--Sophie Elmhirst "Guardian "