Mayada, Daughter of Iraq: One Womans Survival Under Saddam Hussein by Jean SassonA member of one of the most distinguished and honored families in Iraq, Mayada grew up surrounded by wealth and royalty. But when Saddam Husseins regime took power, she was thrown into cell 52 in the infamous Baladiyat prison with seventeen other nameless, faceless women from all walks of life. To ease their suffering, these shadow women passed each day by sharing their life stories. Now, through Jean Sasson, Mayada is finally able to tell her story--and theirs--to the world.
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Mayada, Daughter of Iraq : One Woman's Survival Under Saddam Hussein
Her work mainly centers around women in the Middle East and the injustice they suffer at the hands of the patriarchal society. The book is a true story of life behind the veil and exposes the claustrophobic and inhumane treatment meted out to women in Saudi Arabia. Sultanas fervent endeavor to improve the status of Saudi women. The startling discovery Sultana makes about her teenaged daughter Maha and her friend Aisha. Young girls of about years of age used as a disposable commodity to satisfy sexual hunger of fetish Saudi men Practice of Female circumcision in Egypt. Luxury and wealth but no freedom. It makes us realize how protected, safe and free we are in our home land.
Al-Askari, a member of a prominent Iraqi family, was assigned as a minder and translator to Ms. Al-Askari was later arrested, and observed the torture of her cellmates by the Iraqi secret police. After her release from prison, she escaped with her children to Jordan. The book tells her story. Following prepared remarks, the women responded to questions from the audience. Following a House vote of to in favor of a resolution authorizing the use of force against Iraq, President Bush….
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