Five Listens for Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day, celebrated on August 26, commemorates the 1920 adoption of the constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote. On this day—and every day—we should remember the women who fought for the right to vote and those who are still fighting for equality today. Listen to one of these powerful audiobooks (including one for young girls), and be inspired.

Suffragette

The gripping memoir of the leader of the British suffragette movement chronicles her journey, from the beginning of her interest in feminism to her militant and controversial fight for women’s right to vote.
Listen to an excerpt SUFFRAGETTE

We Should All Be Feminists

This personal, eloquently argued essay by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah, defines feminism for the twenty-first century and is adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk of the same name.
Listen to an excerpt WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS

Free Women, Free Men

One of our most fearless advocates of gender equality shares a brilliant, urgent essay collection that both celebrates modern feminism and challenges us to build an alliance of strong women and strong men.
Listen to an excerpt FREE WOMEN FREE MEN

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

Here are fifteen invaluable suggestions—compelling, direct, wryly funny, and perceptive—on empowering a daughter to become a strong, independent woman.
Listen to an excerpt FEMINIST MANIFESTO

She Persisted

Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists, and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted.
Listen to an excerpt SHE PERSISTED