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Shame When she was fourteen Jasvinder Sanghera was shown a photo of the man chosen to be her husband She was terrified She d witnessed the torment her sisters endured in their arranged marriages so she ra

  • Title: Shame
  • Author: Jasvinder Sanghera
  • ISBN: 9780340924617
  • Page: 416
  • Format: Paperback
  • Shame By Jasvinder Sanghera, When she was fourteen, Jasvinder Sanghera was shown a photo of the man chosen to be her husband She was terrified She d witnessed the torment her sisters endured in their arranged marriages, so she ran away from home, grief stricken when her parents disowned her Shame is the heart rending true story of a young girl s attempt to escape from a cruel, claustrophobic worldWhen she was fourteen, Jasvinder Sanghera was shown a photo of the man chosen to be her husband She was terrified She d witnessed the torment her sisters endured in their arranged marriages, so she ran away from home, grief stricken when her parents disowned her Shame is the heart rending true story of a young girl s attempt to escape from a cruel, claustrophobic world where family honour mattered than anything sometimes than life itself Jasvinder s story is one of terrible oppression, a harrowing struggle against a punitive code of honour and, finally, triumph over adversity.

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    1. This story is on that will stay with me I m not rating this book on its literary merits but on the very important real life story presented by this inspirational author and founder of a charity who has helped women and girls when they had NO ONE else to turn to, including their own families Jasvinder tells the inspiring, heart breaking and cruel details of her life and the lives of a plethora of other Asian women living in Britain who have suffered from honour violence and forced marriage By sho [...]

    2. This is absolutely one of the best books I have read in a very long time I didn t know this happened in England of all places so I was very shocked to find it out It is almost beyond my comprehension that mothers and fathers, whole families and towns would treat women in this manner What a horrible horrible shame it is I have read a lot on this subject but never knew it went on outside of those countries What in the world will it take for them to realize how wrong it is to treat someone you supp [...]

    3. I read this book years ago, but still remember it, it made me cry God Bless Jasvinder Sanghera and wouman like her

    4. N o te atrevas a desgra ar esta fam lia Se quiseres chora ao fundo do jardim, mas n o tragas os teus problemas para aqui isto que a m e de uma jovem indiana lhe diz quando esta confessa que violada pelo irm o e pelo tio, depois de lhe dar um estalo na cara Este livro fala da vida de muitas mulheres asi ticas, onde os casamentos for ados e a viol ncia conjugal s o o p o nosso de cada dia As jovens s o for adas a casar se com homens que nunca viram, homens estes que mais tarde se revelam violentos [...]

    5. Very thought provoking read about how the author escaped from her family who were going to force her into marriage After hearing her speak about her life and experiences, I just felt I had to read it She set up a charity Karma Nirvana to help Asian women to escape from their families and honour crimes With her help forced marriage is now a criminal offence in this country A must read book for all women and those in authority.

    6. Rilettura che conferma il valore dell opera circa i suoi contenuti ovvero la realt che la protagonista di origine indiana, allora sedicenne, costretta ad affrontare in Inghilterra Sposare uno sconosciuto come le sue sorelle o fuggire e divenire una reietta.Ovviamente scelse la seconda passando l inferno, cadendo e rialzabndosi mille volte Secondo me dovrebbe insegnare ad aprirsi alle altre culture e contemporaneamente a lottare contro quanto uccide una persona dentro e fuori.

    7. When a girl at fourteen is forced to marry against her wish to study She runs away with her boyfriend from her home to the disappoitment of her family who live in Derby but are Indians Struggled to set up a new life, Jassey started earning few by all means and when everything goes fine she divorces him She gets to know about her sisters life where she committed suicide after suffering from her inlaws home This incident brings a strom to Jasvinder s life and she starts a community based project t [...]

    8. A really good insight into the lives of the Asian community in the UK, a difficult read at times, but well worth the effort.

    9. Lots to say about this book but not finding words to formulate.First of all it pissed me off, the way her parents thought they were better than The English people, they considered white, low class there words , not mine but the whites were good enough to let them live there and care for them and this is what is wrong with Europe nowadays Then they stick with there own, do not mix with white people, don t learn English and let there daughters marry people from their former country so the husbands [...]

    10. This topic really interests me, most recently because I met a friend of mine at work who is Indian She was born in England but lives in California now She told me a lot about her culture and the things her family expects of her It was all new information to me, and I wanted to read about it We had to order this book online because we had a hard time finding it here, as it was published in England We both read it in just a few days.I loved it Jasvinder s story is so unbelievable to me, that I co [...]

    11. I wanted to sympathise and feel sorry for the author but all I felt was that she chose her own outcome Left her parents to marry a man she didnt love, then left him for an affair that turned violent Bad decisions but I think they were fuelled by the rebellion against her parents She never wanted to do what they asked always the opposite I am also not saying that her parents were perfect far from it actually But they didnt know the world or the alternative customs.But I am glad that at the end, s [...]

    12. I finished reading this book without sleeping whole night and a day.Interesting.I salute her struggle.But I have to say her why didn t you love Jassey even he has played a great role to be you In a paragraph she writes My mom and dad at least will approved off a jatt I understood this mean the proud of her at last she got married one of the high cast family.has she narrow mind on cast system If am i wrong plz don t hesitate to make me right.I appreciate the way of her writing style that can catc [...]

    13. The book would have been no remarkable literary achievement in itself, had it not been a truthful and representative depiction of a shocking reality most of us are not even aware of.If you forgive the author her sometimes clumsy style and focus on the story, you get an insight into the Indian community in the UK and especially the perpetual drama of young girls whose families put cast, pride and the family good name before their daughters hapiness or even lieves This is a must read and an eye op [...]

    14. A true story about the horrors experienced by some women And I really can t believe this is true to life I mean, when you read this, you ll realize you re still lucky you re not one of the girls forced to be married at an early age to an older man Or, abused by your own relatives Luckily there sKarma Nirvananow the foundation founded by Jasvinder Sanghera herself to help the abused women.

    15. Just finished the book, was easy to read, uncomfortable truths about very solid cultures Hard to put yourself in their shoes, as an outsider i am finding it really difficult to understand why and what for Strongly recommended for those having indian friends, to see how hard their life is or else could have been For people suffering from any honour based abuses, this book could be the wake up call.

    16. Jasvinder saw it all to much in her everyday life, abuse, murder in the name of honour, and families turning their backs on one another just to save face When she ran away around the age of 15 it became personal.This is the story of how one Asian woman cut her ties with abusive tradition and became a voice for those afraid to use their own.

    17. This story is so heartbreaking Can t believe that the author went through so much just so her family could uphold the honour I think it s amazing that she in now working with people who are going though what she did to help them through their struggles.

    18. Show that you don t need to be perfect to do amazing stuff.An ode to all those women who continue to fight against all odds for what is right

    19. This book gave me a lot to think about I know that forced marriage is an issue within certain communities but I never stopped to consider that it would cross borders into other countries first world countries like the UK and Canada I had also never considered middle eastern women asian, but with these references I looked into marriage and other practices in China and other countries I considered Asian The practices vary but they have in common than I would have guessed That the younger generati [...]

    20. Damn Was this emotional I knew that these type of injustices against women existed, but never have I seen a detailed description of what it looked like Previously I had read a book called Un arranged Marriage by Bali Rai The situation of the main character Manjit in the book was somewhat similar to the plight of Jasvinder in this book Manjit was about to have an arranged marriage to a girl he didn t know Jasvinder was about to meet the same fate I really sympathised with this book due to my Indi [...]

    21. It is very hard to criticise a book that deals with such an important subject My 2 star rating is borne out of frustration with the poor quality of writing, not the content This is an intimate snapshot of life for some Asian women in Britain A story that needs to be told and heard but also a missed opportunity of telling it in a powerful way The writing style had the impact of distancing me from the people, the emotions, the tragedies and the victories That was the real shame of this book.

    22. This book pissed me off While the author does start a center for women that are dealing with abusive relationships and families from hell, she continues to stay in a bad relationship so as not to continue to Shame her family None of her family deserved anything but to be disowned and ignored Especially her mother.I would have walked away from that hell and never looked back.Shame on her.

    23. I would highly recommend this book Jasvinder Sanghera is an amazing woman and the book was so beautifully written Educated me on the life of Asian women and some Asian families.

    24. Um relato sincero e cru sobre a forma como pensam e vivem os hindus por esse mundo fora Reparar que existem tantas semelhan as na forma como as mulheres s o tratadas e consideradas tanto para os isl micos quanto para os hindus, foi algo que me deixou ainda mais triste em rela o ao que vai por esse mundo fora.N o sou religiosa, mas considero que uma religi o que trata e v as mulheres como meras moedas de troca em combina es familiares, e que incute nas crian as, desde pequenas, que os problemas e [...]

    25. Written with honesty and emotion, you read of her experiences and how she handles them It can be difficult to understand but it is a door into another culture that Jasvinder has allowed us to see inside.

    26. I ve been really drawn to non fiction recently, and have picked up quite a lot of memoirs Shame is about a muslim woman, Jasvinder, who ran away from home in order to escape an arranged marriage and was then disowned by her family All Jasvinder wanted was to be with the man she loved and to be able to have a relationship with her family but the two were mutually exclusive in the religion she was born in to.Shame is really quite a shocking read at times, it s very hard to read about how Jasvinder [...]

    27. Nome do Livro em Portugu s Banida Quotes Do seu ponto de vista, eu conspurcara o nome da famil a ao fugir com um chamar A minha m e sempre me dissera que os chamars s o a casta mais baixa, as pessoas que recolhem estrume nos campos algumas pessoas chamam lhes intoc veis Eu perten o a uma fam lia de jatts na ndia, os jatts s o propriet rios de terras, e n o importa que o nico peda o de terra de que o meu pai dono, em Derby, seja o pequeno relvado atr s da nossa casa, porque ser de uma casta eleva [...]

    28. You ll read this book in one or two sittings and you will cry This is a true story of Jasvinder s life and the lives of other young women who would often rather commit suicide than shame their family.Jas was born and raised in Derby to high caste Sikh parents who had emigrated from the Punjab She saw each of her older sisters be casually shown a photo of the similar caste man from the Punjab that they would marry When she was fifteen, she was shown her photo she did not want to marry the man, sh [...]

    29. A colleague of mine was reading this book and recommeded it to me she was aware that I grew up in England and being Indian she said she would be interested in hearing my views on it after reading it I had read about 30 pages when my husband and I took a trip to Adelaide from Sydney via Road I took the book along for the trip, and I became the book on tape my husband got me to read it out loud while he drove We both grew up in the UK around the same time as the author so we were able to relate to [...]

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