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1861684428
Paperback:Domestic abuse:2008
Author: Firth, Lisa
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Independence
Resource type: Physical
Note: Domestic abuse affects over 350,000 people in England and Wales alone, but many myths still surround the issue. Some people do not realise that abuse does not mean only physical violence but can be verbal and emotional as well. This book looks at the impact of hidden domestic abuse on individuals and society. Secondary
Title series: Issues
48 p. ; 29 cm (pbk)
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0340924624
Paperback:Shame:2007
Author: Sanghera, Jasvinder
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Hodder
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Shame' is the heart-rending true story of a young girl's escape from a nightmare. Overwhelmed and alone, Jasvinder was 15 when she ran away from home to escape a forced marriage to a much older man she'd never met. She had to move constantly, ever wary of being tracked down for betraying her family's honour. General adult
289 p. ; 18 cm (pbk)
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0340962089
Hardback:Shame travels:2011
Author: Sanghera, Jasvinder
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Resource type: Physical
Note: At the age of 16, Jasvinder Sanghera ran away from home to escape a forced marriage. Now, with her own daughter about to marry, Jasvinder decides to challenge 30 years of rejection by going to the rural Punjab village of Kang Sabhu - the place where her parents grew up. General adult
284 p., ill., ports. ; 24 cm (hbk)
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0751543985
Paperback:Sold, one woman's true account of modern slavery:2010
Author: Muhsen, Zana
Author: Crofts, Andrew
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Sphere
Resource type: Physical
Note: Aged 15 and 14 respectively, Zana Muhsen and her sister left Birmingham to visit relatives in Yemen, but discovered that their father had sold them into marriage. Unlike her sister, Zana managed to escape, and this is her account of eight years of misery and humiliation. General adult
x, 274 p., [8] p. of plates, ports. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0749951362
Paperback:Married by force:2007
Author: Leila
Author: Cuny, Marie-Thérèse
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Portrait
Resource type: Physical
Note: This testimony exposes the realities of forced marriage. Leila tells of how she was brought up in France by Moroccan-born parents and then forcibly married to a man 15 years her senior whose language she couldn't understand. She tells how she escaped the violence of this marriage to fight back against family tradition. General adult Translated from the French
245 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1846177332
Large print:Married by force:2007:Large print ed
Author: Leila
Author: Cuny, Marie-Thérèse
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Large print
Media class: Large print
Edition: Large print ed
Publisher: Charnwood
Resource type: Physical
Note: This first hand testimony exposes the realities of forced marriage. Leila tells of how she was brought up in France by Moroccan-born parents and then forcibly married to a man 15 years her senior whose language she couldn't understand. She tells how she escaped the violence of this marriage to fight back against family tradition. General adult
24 cm (hbk)
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