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ERIC Number: EJ874755
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1541-6224
Women in History--Pearl Buck: An Advocate for Women and Children
Watts, Lynette
Journal of Women in Educational Leadership, v6 n1 p3-4 Jan 2008
This article profiles Pearl Buck, an advocate for women's rights and minority children, an author of Chinese history, and a pioneer in many ways. Buck established the Welcome House in 1949 in order to help unadoptable children find families (Conn, 1996). In 1964, Buck founded the Pearl S. Buck Foundation, now Pearl S. Buck International, which continues her commitment to promoting humanitarianism and fighting discrimination, especially toward mixed-raced children. Even though her literary works gained her the fame she enjoyed throughout her adult life, the foundation bears her name and carries on her legacy for which she will always be remembered. Buck was truly a leader, and a role model, even today for young women who struggle with who they are.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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