Tears of Hope by Ayeta Anne Wangusa

Tears of Hope

Ayeta Anne Wangusa

This book of true stories will shock you and make you angry. Eight Ugandan women describe their experiences of physical abuse and the violation of their human rights. You will be inspired by their courage and determination to seek justice for themselves and their children in a society where women are little more than chattels to be used and thrown away.

Extract

When her bruises did not show on her face, she was happy. She could always cover the dark spots on her throat with a sweater around her neck. But as her second pregnancy became more prominent, she started fearing for her unborn child.

Parallels
  • The Caged Virgin by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  • Slave Girls by Wensley Clarkson
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Violence
Explicit sexual content