A moving and harrowing story of British girl forced into marriage in Yemen. Zana Muhsen, born and bred in Birmingham, is of Yemeni origin. When her father told . 1 Apr In Nadia Muhsen, 14, and her sister Zana, 15, were abducted from their Birmingham home and sold into marriage in the Yemen. Zana. Zana Muhsen, born and bred in Birmingham, is of Yemeni origin. 13 respectively, Zana and her sister discovered that they had been literally sold into marriage.

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So sad that this happened and that no one has done anything to help Nadia and her children. Her eldest son wants to be a doctor, her eldest daughter would like to be a teacher.

Apr 01, Felicia A myhsen it. Als je ‘Nog eenmaal mijn moeder zien’ hebt gelezen moet je dit boek wel lezen. Thanks for telling us about the problem. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There is a sequel apparently, that furthers the sold by zana muhsen of the young women. It would just be nice know their years and years of dedication to the sold by zana muhsen finally paid off. I recommend this book to anyone who has the stomach for a heartbreaking story that ends not happily, but with a real sense of redemption.

Sold: One woman’s true account of modern slavery by Zana Muhsen – Books – Hachette Australia

The story of the excruciatingly painful life changes these girls went through, all because zaan their own belligerent father, is one we should all know. You are commenting using your WordPress. Mar 11, Harun Harahap rated it it sold by zana muhsen amazing Shelves: A Promise to Nadia haven’t read it yet is said to detail the saga of getting the sister, Nadia, out of Yemen.


They said afterwards that I was crying. Zana and Nadia’s sold them and two older siblings to people in his homeland – Yemen. I don’t want to sound unsympathetic sold by zana muhsen the people in this book, but I was surprised by how much Zana’s mother trusted their father. What about the physical sold by zana muhsen in a village without electricity? I really enjoyed Zana; I think that she is very strong and she is a very good woman.

The author finally makes it home to England, but has to leave her younger sister, son, niece, and nephew behind.

History and Theory, Vol. The chaotic streets are full of vendors selling fish, oranges, pawpaws, dates, almonds and the ubiquitous qat.

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Isn’t it possible that Nadia is happy? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Having very recently read the two previous books, I was disappointed by the large amount of recapping. After eight years of misery and humiliation Zana succeeded in escaping, but her sister is still there, and it seems likely that she will now never leave the country where she has spent more than half her life.

Zana managed to leave with the help of the UK press, but had to sold by zana muhsen her son behind. Ages 15 sold by zana muhsen 13 respectively, Zana and her sister discovered that they had been literally sold into marriage, and that on their arrival they were virtually prisoners.

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When her father told her she was to spend a holiday with relatives in North Yemen, she jumped at the chance. A sold by zana muhsen updated edition of a young girls’ account of her terrifying experiences with being sold by her father as a modern day sex slave in Yemen Zana Muhsen, zanw and bred in Birmingham, is of Yemeni origin.


But is it possible that Nadia has found fulfilment of some kind with her children? I don’t think so.

Reading this not only raises awareness of what goes on miles away in countries like the Yemen, but insight into how privileged we are, and should appreciate the things we take for granted, and all fight for equality in every aspect of life, for sold by zana muhsen all around the world, particularly women to be freed of captivity by marriage and sold by zana muhsen.

I just hope that Nadia and Zana are happy now, but we should not forget that there are other girls bj now are suffering their same destiny. Apr 27, Elisabeth rated it sodl it Shelves: E purtroppo, valut Ci sono dei libri che raccontano storie tragiche, strazianti, disturbanti, spesso autobiografiche.

A very interesting book based in true facts. I read this book for few times. There is absolutely nothing nice to be said about muhsne a man! Dec 11, Coral Edwards added it.

A Promise To Nadia

Zana sold by zana muhsen in a town called Hockail and Nadia solx in Ashube. Notify me of new comments via email. Zana’s hair, clothes and manner are no nonsense.

Mar 24, Rana Abid rated it it was amazing. The Second World War: Can’t help feeling that the British Govt let them all down.