The meaning of women’s rights varies with nationality and culture. For Souad, who grew up in the late s in a tiny, remote village in the Palestinian Territory, . Read “Burned Alive A Victim of the Law of Men” by Souad with Rakuten Kobo. A year-old girl Get $5 off your first eBook; Get your first audiobook for free. Burned Alive: a Victim of the Law of Men is a best-selling book, ostensibly a first- person account of an attempted honor killing. The author, Souad, is described as a Palestinian woman now living in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Jan 01, Ririn Gree rated it liked it Shelves: And we have studied alice lot about these communities. We have noticed that there is an issue with your subscription billing details. I still feel guilty for making this choice, but I knew he was happy, and he knew I was alive.

It always happens to me. He ‘shamed’ Palestinian family condemned her to death and she was set on fire by her brother-in-law. You submitted the following rating and review. I looked at the courtyard ; it was a big space, part of it was tiled, the rest covered with sand. This is not a true story. This article about a biographical or autobiographical book is a stub.


She was giving birth, and my aunt Salima was with her. When Souad fell pregnant she knew her punishment would likely be death. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

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Jacqueline was taking me to the serious burns unit of a Swiss hospital. If I was pregnant, my father would smother me in the sheepskin blanket. We pressed ourselves against the wall to make ourselves disappear.

Ubrned truelly heartbreaking story. He leant over and took the baby away, without showing it to me. But this account of her affair and its aftermath is no romance: So the day I am writing this, I was loo Does this ever happen to you? Dec 31, Kylene Jones rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sometimes that is not possible, but I wish that she could do this.

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My little sisters and I ran to see what was happening. One to the Wolves. In my village I am officially dead; if I were to go back today they would try to kill me a second time for the bjrned of my family. A Total Waste of Makeup.


I had lowered my head, unable to look at him; my forehead was on my knees. My Name Is Mahtob. May 161: Autobiographies Biography book stubs. If I named my village, I could be in danger, even though I am now thousands of miles away.

You are currently logged out. She didn’t die right a way and was left to her own devices in the hospital where her family was still trying to kill her.

The book gives you a very good understanding of what it is like living as a female where men rule. Her account of the botched burning that was supposed to end her life has been criticized as not accurate because the body of work is from ‘recovered memory. As she falls in love with him she reluctantly agrees to have sex with him and falls pregnant, to the disgust and shame of her family. To view it, click here. In Pakistan the custom is an accepted part of national culture.