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Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai was a Kenyan environmental and political activist who founded the Green Belt Movement, an environmental organization focused on reforestation, conservation, and women's rights. In 2004, Maathai became the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for "her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace." For a selection of books to help encourage children's environmental awareness, visit our special feature on the Top Children's Books on the Environment. For Mighty Girl stories set in Africa, visit our Africa section within World Regions.
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  1. Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees
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  2. Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History
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  3. Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World
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