Jasvinder Sanghera Shame

ISBN 13: 9780340924624

Shame

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'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.

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About the Author:

Jasvinder Sanghera CBE was born and brought up in Derby. A survivor of a forced marriage, she is the co-founder of Karma Nirvana, a national project that supports both men and women affected by honour-based crimes and forced marriages. Jasvinder is also an international speaker and a Leading Expert Advisor to the Courts in child and criminal proceedings. Her memoir SHAME was a Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller. Jasvinder has brought the issue of forced marriage into the public eye and helped the Forced Marriage bill go through Parliament. She has won numerous awards for her work including a Metropolitan Police GG2 Diversity Award in 2005. In 2007 she received one of the prestigious Women of the Year awards. Jasvinder was made an Honorary Doctor of the University of Derby in 2008. She was awarded a Pride of Britain Award in 2009 and was named a Cosmopolitan Ultimate Woman of the Year in 2010. In 2011 the Guardian listed Jasvinder amongst the top 100 inspirational women in the world.

Review:

'SHAME is an inspiring book, not least because of its honesty.' The Sunday Times 'A vivid, honest and deeply moving narrative of despair, courage and hope.' Lord Lester speaking in Parliamentary debate 'Angry, sad and profoundly disturbing ... a powerful read' The London Paper 'Unbeaten and eloquent' Evening Standard 'A success story to inspire anyone.' Time Magazine 'Heart-wrenching.' Daily Mail The glossy cover doesn't prepare you for the impact this book has ... It gives me hope that there are people like the author of this book who are willing to write their experiences with such passion and clarity. A must-read. Asians in Media The last non-fiction book I read was Shame by Jasvinder Sanghera, about a British Asian woman whose parents forced her into a marriage. That was brilliant. Cameron On Cameron by Dylan Jones

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