Half the Sky


Nicholas Kristof

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Jane Roberts Character Analysis

Jane Roberts is an American woman and retired teacher who responded to George W. Bush’s defunding of the United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA) by co-founding with Lois Abraham a nationwide fundraising campaign. The campaign, called 34 Million Friends of UNFPA, solicited $1 donations for humanitarian issues and was enormously successful.
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Jane Roberts Character Timeline in Half the Sky

The timeline below shows where the character Jane Roberts appears in Half the Sky. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 8
The Complexity of Aid Theme Icon
Solutions to Address the Oppression of Women Theme Icon
Jane Roberts and Her 34 Million Friends. The section begins with George W. Bush’s withholding of $34... (full context)