The War on Women

The War on Women In 1973, Sue Lloyd Roberts Joined ITN As A News Trainee And Went On To Be One Of The UK S First Video Journalists To Report From The Bleak Outposts Of The Soviet Union Travelling As A Tourist, She Also Gained Access To Some Of The World S Most Impenetrable Places Like China, Tibet And Burma During Her 40 Year Long Career She Witnessed The Worst Atrocities Inflicted On Women Across The World But In Observing First Hand The War On The Female Race She Also Documented Their Incredible Determination To Fight Back The War On Women Brings To Life The Inconceivable And Dangerous Life Sue Led It Tells The Story Of Orphan Mary Merritt Who, Age Sixteen, Instead Of Being Released From The Care Of Nuns Was Interned By Them In A Magdalen Laundry And Forced To Work Twelve Hours A Day Six Days A Week, Without Pay, For Over A Decade She Gives Voice To Maimouna, The Woman Responsible For Taking Over Her Mother S Role As The Village Female Circumciser In The Gambia And Provides A Platform For The 11 Year Old Manemma, Who Was Married Off In Jaipur At The Age Of Six From The Gender Pay Gap In Britain To Forced Marriage In Kashmir And From Rape As A Weapon Of War To Honour Killings, Sue Has Examined Humankind S History And Takes Us On A Journey To Analyse The State Of Women S Lives Today Most Importantly She Acts As A Mouthpiece For The Brave Ones The Ones Who Challenge Wrongdoing The Ones Who Show Courage No Matter How Afraid They Are The Ones Who Are Combatting Violence Across The Globe The Ones Who Are Fighting Back Sue Sadly Died In 2015, Shortly After Writing This Book, Today She Is Widely Recognised As One Of The Most Acclaimed Television Journalists Of Her Generation This Book Is The Small Tribute To The Full And Incredible Life She Lived And Through It These Women S Voices Are Still Be I finished this book yesterday, and I ve had to sleep on it I needed time to think what to say What I m going to say about this book, I m sure has probably been said already, numerous amounts of times This book contains a series of articles from Sue Lloyd Roberts, about the catastrophic crimes committed by the male species, to women This book covers various topics from sex trafficking in Russia, women imprisoned in their own homes in Saudi Arabia, the gender pay gap in the UK, genital mutila I finished this book yesterday, and I ve had to sleep on it I needed time to think what to say What I m going to say about this book, I m sure has probably been said already, numerous amounts of times This book contains a series of articles from Sue Lloyd Roberts, abou
A stunning collection of stories by one of the most prominent video journalists of our time Before I continue, I should say that there should be a strong trigger warning on this book Perhaps it s obvious, but in case it s not, this book covers some of the worst abuses of women across the world from FGM to sexual violence in many forms and honour killings Strangely, I did not find myself as triggered by this as I do by rape scenes in books but perhaps that s because it was clear what this A stunning collection of stories by one of the most prominent video journalists of our time Before I continue, I should say that there should be a strong trigger warning on this book Perhaps it s obvious, but in case it s not, this book covers some of the worst abuses of women across the world from FGM to sexual violence in many forms and honour killings Strangely, I did not find myself as triggered by this as I do by rape scenes in books but perhaps that s because it was clear what this book was about, rather than being surprised by it in a novel There are some graphic descriptions, but they are all presented in a factual way, without sensationalism How
I m sure if you posted the title of this book on Twitter a bunch of people would tell you that there is no war on women And those people would be wrong This was the book that Lloyd Roberts was working on when she died As such, it is therefore unfinished A great deal of the information that is covered was also covered by the work that Lloyd Roberts did for the BBC and you can easily find thes
One month on after reading this book and I still can t put it into words I honestly don t think words can even begin to do this book justice Every word, every chapter, every story, is just as powerful, moving, haunting, and eye opening as the next Al
I finished the book with tears Tears shed for the millions and billions of women suffering around the world and tears shed because the problem didn t seem to cease despite the effort of so many But that effort was always outweighed by those who tolerate and contribute to gender inequality.This book is emotional, confrontational and brutally honest But, there are sparks of hope throughout the book stories about women who have escaped or have dedicated their life to improving the lives of wom I finished the book with tears Tears shed for the millions and billions of women suffering around the world and tears shed because the problem didn t seem to cease despite the effort of so many But that effort was always outweighed by those who tolerate and contribute to gender inequality.This book is emotional, confrontational and brutally honest But, there are sparks of hope throughout the book stories about women who have escaped or have dedicated their life to improving the lives of women everywhere My favourite chapter though it s difficult to choose would probably be the chapter of Ireland s Fallen Women and the chapter on India and how it is considered the most dangerous
This is a book I recommend to people who are still convinced feminism is out of date and unnecessary, feminists of all colour and well, any other human being alive This book will make you feel anger, shame, grief and sadness At the same time, it will sparkle a sense of justice in you The kind that changes systems Not because of how Lloyd Roberts wrote this book She didn t need to write it dramatically These stories are in themselves so powerful that they almost wrote themselves From how f This is a book I recommend to people who are still convinced feminism is out of date and unnecessary, feminists of all colour and well, any other human being alive This book will make you feel anger, shame, grief and sadness At the same time, it will sparkle a sense of justice in you The kind that changes systems Not because
A very interesting but also difficult book not in the language it is not an academic work Sue Lloyd Roberts was a journalist and maker of documentaries and in this book she tells in each chapter about another place and another way women are oppressed in the world But some of the chapters, especially about rape in India and rape as war weapon include some horrific descriptions of rape and it did not help that I just finish it at the 5 years anniversary of the famous rape of Jyoti Singh at d A very interesting but also difficult book not in the language it is not an academic work Sue Lloyd Roberts was a journalist and maker of documentaries and in this book she tells in each chapter about another place and another way women are oppressed in the world But some of the chapters, especially about rape in India and rape as war weapon include some horrific descriptions of rape and it did not help that I just finish it at the 5 years anniversary of the famous rape of Jyoti Singh at december 16 2012 Even though most of the places described in the book are not the enviroment Sue or I come from it is not a we the enlightened and them the primitives , she gives the voice to the women from the places she filmed I did learned some new things and my TRL grew a bit but mostly that there is no limit to
Darkest stories with brightest intentions One of the most disturbing books I ever read Sue Lloyd Roberts was excellent in showing the horrors and the type of brutality that women sometimes have to face in certain countries and cultures At times, I had to stop reading because it was too much at one point, my reading was interrupted by horrified tears It is, nonetheless, an essential book for anyone interested in women s and human rights It is a valuable work of journalism to understand and incentivise the fight for equality And it One of the most disturbing books I ever read Sue Lloyd Roberts was excellent in showing the horrors and the type of brutality that women sometimes have to face in certain countries and cultures At times, I had to stop reading because it was t
16 September 2017 just finished the third chapter of this book and it s overwhelming It s hard to describe the feeling of rage at events that happened within my memory Our ability to treat our fellow human beings with total contempt and then to claim ignorance about our actions never fails to amaze and then sadden me A quote from the very first paragraph of the opening chapter She feels her insides tighten and quickly opens her eyes wide as she remembers it is cutting day The War on 16 September 2017 just finished the third chapter of this book and it s overwhelming It s hard to describe the feeling of rage at events that happened within my memory Our ability to treat our fellow human beings with total contempt and then to claim ignorance about our actions never fails to amaze and then sadden me A quote from the very first paragraph of the opening chapter She feels her insides tighten and quickly opens her eyes wide as she remembers it is cutting day The War on Women, Sue Lloyd RobertsVery simply, this is a must read.18 September 2017 Finished this book today I just couldn t put it down Is it the

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • The War on Women
  • Sue Lloyd Roberts
  • English
  • 19 November 2018
  • 1471153908