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By Charles Adès Fishman,Smita Sahay,Laura Madeline Wiseman

ISBN-10: 0991058453

ISBN-13: 9780991058457

Poems of discomfort. Poems of protest. Poems of healing

All over the realm, women and girls are sufferers of violence, oppression, and discrimination. No kingdom, no group, no non secular or ethnic team is immune. Too frequently, women's voices are stifled, neglected, or trivialized—and for that reason, different sufferers consider on my own and unsupported.

Veils, Halos & Shackles, the first-ever anthology of overseas poetry particularly addressing the oppression and empowerment of girls, contains greater than 250 striking poems from each continent, contributed by means of many of the world's such a lot comprehensive dwelling poets. Many are themselves survivors of rape and different gender-based crimes; others are grandmothers, moms, daughters, pals, and lecturers of sufferers and survivors. nonetheless others write out of empathy and quandary, having been moved deeply by means of the destiny of these that suffer and die simply because they're lady. they provide heartfelt testimony of what they've got skilled and witnessed.

Veils, Halos & Shackles is a crucial and well timed contribution to the reason for women's empowerment and freedom; it speaks to an international viewers and provides a voice to the thousands whose outcries were silenced.

"...this anthology should be within the curriculum of schools and universities, legislations enforcement academies, and women's shelters around the globe. anyplace injustice, crimes of barbaric violence, or bestial cruelty take place, this anthology could be essential interpreting. i could not easily learn it for evaluate. The stories and reviews within have been shared so fantastically, ferociously, intensely that I needed to relish each word...This anthology isn't for the faint of center. And but, it's a ebook of wish and braveness that has the facility to deliver out the simplest in we all. those are strong phrases by means of the superior dwelling writers and poets at the present time. VEILS, HALOS & SHACKLES is an important booklet of literary, cultural, and social excellence and hugely instructed to mature readers everywhere."—Laurel Johnson, Midwest e-book overview Bookwatch

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