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8 brilliant books to celebrate International Women’s Day

Some of the best modern books on feminism and gender equality to feel inspired by this year.

Books for International Women's Day 2020

This message for this year's International Women's Day is a simple one: 'An equal world is an enabled world'. That second part - enablement - is the theme of many of the books we're recommending here, which address some of the most important challenges facing feminism today.

How can we make sure data and technology are designed to enable women as much as men? How can enable women in poverty to be heard and better supported by the state? How can we transform our education system to enable black and non-binary students to succeed? 

Here's a small selection of books from the front line of the fight for gender equality.

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