In Her Hands: Craftswomen Changing the World is a book of color photographs and intimate text about the courage and spirit of women -all poor, many illiterate-from around the world, who have taken charge of their lives by creating and selling traditional crafts. Women from South Africa to India, Bali to Peru, from twelve countries in all, talk about their diverse lives and surprisingly universal aspirations. They share joy and optimism, plus the determination to provide better nutrition and education for their children. Including an eloquent, provocative Foreword by Alice Walker, In Her Hands celebrates a global women's movement that promises a better life for families and communities, and, over time, our world.

Published in paperback by powerHouse Books, New York in January 2004. The book is 192 pages with 247 four-color photographs.

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