International Women's Day 2021

International Women's Day is a global recognition of women’s achievements, with the aim of championing a better, fairer society for all. This year, the campaign focuses on the acts that challenge inequality, call out bias, question stereotypes and help to build a more inclusive world – supported with the message #ChooseToChallenge. From incisive non-fiction to powerful stories for all ages, these are the books that will help to create a gender equal world.

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Energising words from a successful and inspirational activist, Make It Happen is a vitally important handbook that provides pointers on how anybody can make a difference in ongoing battle against inequality and prejudice.

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The Voices of Change

#ChooseToChallenge with our best books on feminist politics and activism

The Truths We Hold
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Becoming
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Women Don't Owe You Pretty
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What a Time to be Alone
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The Purpose of Power
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Be The Change
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Superior
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White Feminism
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Truth to Power
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Taking Up Space
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We Should All Be Feminists
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Fight Like A Girl
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Me and White Supremacy
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Nasty Women
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Women, Race & Class
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The Moment of Lift
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Feminism, Interrupted
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Highlighting numerous fighters for female freedom, the former New Statesman scribe presents a page-turning history of feminism, neatly structured into eleven overarching themes.

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Thinking Women

An exciting selection of books on feminist thought

Invisible Women
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The Gendered Brain
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Testosterone Rex
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A Room of One's Own
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How Do We Know We're Doing It Right
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Sex Power Money
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Men Who Hate Women
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The Guilty Feminist
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The Panic Years
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Bad Feminist
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The Female Eunuch
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Hood Feminism
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The Double X Economy
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Everyday Sexism
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Slay In Your Lane
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Period Power
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The Feminine Mystique
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The Second Sex
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Imaginations Unlimited

Powerful fiction and poetry from our favourite female authors

The Handmaid's Tale
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The Power
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The Black Unicorn
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The Hill We Climb
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The Bees
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Poems: Edna St Vincent Millay
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Adults
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Girl, Woman, Other
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The Children of Men
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Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
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Her Body And Other Parties
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Middlemarch
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The Bell Jar
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Kindred
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Circe
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The Priory of the Orange Tree
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The Female Past

History explored through a female focus

On This Day She
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The Five
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A History of the World in 21 Women
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She Speaks
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Our Bodies, Their Battlefield
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The Unwomanly Face of War
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Great Women Artists
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Queens of Jerusalem
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Hidden Figures
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Ladies Can't Climb Ladders
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She Said
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The War on Women
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Square Haunting
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Bloody Brilliant Women
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The Century Girls
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Misjustice
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The Last Girl
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A fascinating collection of writings from one of America’s most influential women, My Own Words is a testament to the breadth of insight and sense of humour of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Remarkable Lives

Our best biographies and memoirs of fascinating women

Bessie Smith
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Devotion
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We Are Displaced
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Women vs Hollywood
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Finding My Voice
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Sophia
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Three Women
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Sontag
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The Book of Gutsy Women
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Fun Home
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It's Not About the Burqa
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A History of Islam in 21 Women
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Wanderers
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My Own Story
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The Philosopher Queens
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The Soul of a Woman
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Untamed
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The Diary of a Young Girl
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Words That Empower

Young Adult books celebrating strong, independent women

The Gilded Ones
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Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies)
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The Hate U Give
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Moxie
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Cinderella Is Dead
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Love Is a Revolution
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The Hunger Games
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I, Ada
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The Lie Tree
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She is Fierce
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Becoming Dinah
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Loveless
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Things a Bright Girl Can Do
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The Girl of Ink & Stars
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Little Women
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Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal
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A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
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Inspiring Future Changemakers

Fantastic female icons for younger readers

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
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Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet
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Death Sets Sail
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Love Frankie
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Women in Art
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Fantastically Great Women Scientists and Their Stories
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Look Up!
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A Kind of Spark
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Harriet Tubman
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Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers
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Power to the Princess
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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez
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Jane Goodall
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Matilda
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Vi Spy: Licence to Chill
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Dreams for our Daughters
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She Rex
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