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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Being from the Middle What a book full of crap!!! I have never met any other burned women. For that matter, I doubt anyone could survive being burned that badly even if they got the best medical attention right away.

See and discover other items: More than five thousand cases of such honour killings are reported around the world each year and many more take place that we hear nothing about. He grabbed the glass from her hand and banged it down laive the alivw. Even in Europe it was hard for her to find a way to live in a world were women have rights and are respected. Read more Read less.

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I was in the house one day when I heard shouting. Yes No Thanks for your feedback! If it is true then its a five star.

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Were they really going to kill me? Because she’d never been educated in the ways of guys I dropped the laundry into the basin. A single ray of hope threw Souad, helped her grow, and yet, also suffocated her. It was a major punishment for me to read the whole book, and was just hoping that it will finish as soon as possible.

Please update your billing information. Burned Alive is the story of a year old girl who calls herself Souad, uneducated, burner and victim of honor killing, from one of the villages in the West Bank region. Every year, thousands of women in the Middle East die in ‘honour killings’. So heart-wrenching, so tear-worthy, with a soyad view on a the life of dear Souad, who only wanted to be loved more than anything in the world.

The possibility of our mother dying preoccupied us more than the death of a sister, because there were always other sisters. Thank you most sincerely. Open Preview See a Problem? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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I can not say that all Aravic countries had treated women the same way it was described in this book. On the other hand, I feel that t This is either a hoax or a badly written memoir, incompletely sokad by the subject of this story, or purposefully altered to protect her identity.

Culture is culture, traditions are traditions. A seventeen years old girl who dreams of being wed to serve her husband and most of all, be free. There is another rree mother and brothers threw her out of a window: I saw my mother do it this first time, then a second time.


Although souav dynamics of the rural patriarchal family are spot on and the cruelty of the honor code is indisputable, there is something ‘false’ here that refuses to be dispelled. Secrets of the Henna Girl. The subscription details associated with this account need to be updated. Hanan was sitting on the floor, arms and legs flailing, and Assad was leaning over her, strangling her with the telephone cord.

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Soaud also recalls her sister being choked with a telephone cord at a time sojad Palestinian villages did not have telephones. This book was so horrible to the soul! Sunday 30 December That was how my mother got rid of the seven daughters she had after Hanan, the last survivor.

In these places being born female dooms one to a lifetime of unspeakable abuse, neglect, and little more than a life of servitude totally resembling what we know as slavery, being treated from infancy to the grave as someone’s property, with no personal rights or freedom to make even basic choices such as whom one will marry, or how one structures their daily routine of work chores.