The Resource Daughters of shame, Jasvinder Sanghera

Daughters of shame, Jasvinder Sanghera

Label
Daughters of shame
Title
Daughters of shame
Statement of responsibility
Jasvinder Sanghera
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Jasvinder Sanghera knows what it means to flee from your family under threat of forced marriage - and to face the terrible consequences that follow. As a young girl that was just what she had to do. Jasvinder is now at the frontline of the battle to save women from the honour-based violence and threat of forced marriage that destroyed her own youth. This book reveals the stories of young women such as Fozia, aged only fifteen when her family tried to force her into marriage; Shazia, kidnapped and taken to Pakistan to marry a man she had never met; and Banaz, murdered by her own family after escaping an abusive marriage. Jasvinder is revealed as a woman heedless of her own personal safety as she fights to help these women, regularly facing death threats and having to weigh up the risk to her own children
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sanghera, Jasvinder
Dewey number
362.8292092241
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forced marriage
  • Muslim women
  • Family violence
  • Runaway wives
  • Women's shelters
Label
Daughters of shame, Jasvinder Sanghera
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780340962077
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Daughters of shame, Jasvinder Sanghera
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780340962077
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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