Daughters of Shame

Daughters of Shame

Book - 2009
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Jasvinder Sanghera knows what it means to flee from your family under threat of forced marriage and to face the consequences that follow. As a young girl that was just what she had to do. Having overcome terrible odds and rebuilt her life, she now works to help those in similar circumstances, often at great personal risk.
Publisher: London : Hodder, c2009
ISBN: 9780340962077
Branch Call Number: 362.8292 SAN 2009
Characteristics: 290 p.

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Feb 07, 2012

This book is an eye opener about the pressures that young people from eastern backgrounds face from their own families and communities especially around the topic of forced marriage as opposed to arranged marriage. This is a topic that has been hiden and denied for far too long. Well done Jaswinder for bringing it out into the open.

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