Top critical review
A well-intended book
Reviewed in India on 28 January 2021
INSIGHT- Empower to Transform takes a had look at home and society from the perspective of how it
treats women. This non-fiction book focusses on the many atrocities and biases that women have been
and continue to be forced to suffer.
REVIEW- This book though very well-intentioned makes the mistake of dealing more with statistics, laws
and clinical definitions of buzz words than real stories from real women. The authors have touched on
very pertinent issues such as Rape Culture, Female Infanticide and The role of men in Women Empowerment among others but as readers we are unable to make an emotional connect with the book
since it reads more like a series of articles.
STRENGTHS – The book is extremely well researched with lots of facts and figures shared to support an
The authors intent is clearly evident by the sheer effort put into writing this book
It raises its voice on very important issues
The poems scattered through the book provide a refreshing break and a unique take on women
It is a very easy and simple read on a very complex subject
WEAKNESS- The book lacks emotion. Non-fiction books don’t have to be merely factual but can and
have brought anecdotes, real stories and case studies to lend emotions to their writing.
Target Audience- Women, students.
AGE GROUP- 14 and above
GENRE – Non-Fiction, Sociology, Gender Studies
RATING – 3.5/5