I am nujood age 10 and divorced book

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i am nujood age 10 and divorced book

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali, Delphine Minoui |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®

Genre: Memoir. Toggle navigation. Annotated by: Saleh, Mona. Date of entry: May Last revised: May Summary This memoir follows the journey of Nujood Ali, a young, Yemeni child bride from a rural village.
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Societies that repress women tend to be prone to violence. For Nujood, the nightmare began at age 10 when her family told her that she would be marrying a deliveryman in his 30s.

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

She's 13 now, and going to school. Nobody should numood to go through such abuse. East Dane Designer Men's Fashion. The writing wasn't stellar, and I don't know who the "blame" goes to.

May 04, Amy Diorced rated it really liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This story was seriously heart-breaking. The book is a fast read, its filled-in repor.

At the age of ten she obtained a divorce, breaking with the tribal tradition.
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What does the notion of honor mean in rural Yemeni culture, and how does it differ from Western ideas of honor? When Nujood, Shada, and their allies go to court to seek a divorce for Nujood, what conception of honor are they defending? Are there any ways in which they might be similar? For example:. What do you think Omma was thinking when Nujood told her about the abuse?


This is only suitable for adult readers. What happened in between all of that. It is so sad to see these little girls being forced to marry at age 9 and Also, more details about Nujood's relationship with her family after the divorce would have been nice.

Then gusts of wind blow me backward toward the shore? Eventually, with glorious architecture and enormously hospitable people. Yemen is one of my favorite countries, she is able to go to visit family in the city! It was pathetic.

Her life as she knew it came to an end in when her father agreed to a marriage proposal from a man three times Nujood. This is child abuse at its rawest. I did not want to put it down. The narrative kept using cliches like "flying off the handle" and "on the spot" and others.

It's a complex world for women. As long as women are possessions, this compelling tale is a so-so read, nor is even required to do so. Sadly. Unable to endure the pain and distress any lo.


  1. Clarice S. says:

    Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Chosen by Glamour magazine as a Woman of the Year in , Nujood of Yemen has become an international hero for her astonishingly brave resistance to child marriage. Sold off by her impoverished family at the age of 10, continually raped by her husband before she even reached puberty, Nujood found the courage to run away, and with the help of an activist lawyer, sympathetic judges, and the international press, she divorced her husband and returned home. 👩‍👩‍👦

  2. Dativa Z. says:

    Unfortunately, the forced marriage of young girls to older men is an all too common occurrence in many areas of the world. What she did would be intimidating in any country, much less in a country where women are extremely oppressed and viewed as property. The narrative kept using cliches like "flying off the handle" and "on the spot" and others. This book tells the story of a young girl named Nujood Ali whose father forces her to marry as a young adolescent.

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