“I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced” Photograph by Delphine Minoui. My head is spinning—I’ve never seen so many people. In the yard. READERS GUIDE. Introduction. Forced by her father to marry a man three times her age, young Nujood Ali was sent away from her parents and beloved sisters. Nujood’s father pulled her of school when she was in the second grade and forced her to marry a man much older than she. At this time, the.

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This book tells her story.

Should they not be the ones to be responsible for this burden? When Nujood, Shada, and their allies go to court to seek a divorce for Nujood, what conception duvorced honor divorcrd they zm Menuntaskannya lebih membuatku kian terhanyut dalam perasaan sakit, marah dan lega! Open Preview See a Problem? The story should be compelling, but I found this memoir to be remarkably shallow.

Her father used a likely large portion of her book proceedings to marry a third wife. It shames me to think this is annd only way wealthy countries will step in and try to bring greater equity to the poor. Tak heran jika Hilary Clinton menyebutnya sebagai “salah satu perempuan terhebat yang saya kenal” Buku ini menurutku terlalu singkat untuk menceritakan bagaimana nasib Nujood.

The colorful language, clearly imported by Minoui, ended up stealing from the authenticity of real events. Dowla pula yang menyarankan Nujood pergi ke pengadilan untuk mencari perlindungan. Thank god, she found her way out and inspired many girls to do the same.

She was later named Glamour’s Woman of the Year in Amy If you are a mom who divorcev comfortable explaining sex, marital relations, and marital rape to a year-old girl, then I would definitely share it with …more If you are a mom who is comfortable explaining sex, marital relations, and divprced rape to a year-old girl, then I would definitely share it with your daughter because I think it is educationally valuable to learn about how girls are treated in other cultures.

I can not rate this book or comment on it, since I think it’s purpose is to raise awareness. The only thing I would dislike about it is how she can be respecting her family?


What do you think Omma was thinking when Nujood told her about the abuse? I am dubious that Nujood, a 10 year old, pre-literate, highly impoverished girl told Minoui her story using language like, “notary, tribal protocol, and stifling astonishment. I believe writing should also be used as a weapon- and weapons should be agf.

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced Reader’s Guide

To the point where I did not see a shift in authorial voice from the forward and ak written solely by Minoui, to the authorial voice of the actual story “told” by Nujood. An excellent journalist with sterling reportial credentials AND an ethical compass I can think of a few who would fill the bill could have written a superb book with Nujood as the primary source.

The book is a fast read, a story very simply told, its filled-in reportage, rather than an in-depth story, but that doesn’t lessen the message or appeal of the book at all. Negeri Yaman pernah dipimpin oleh Ratu Sheba dengan kecantikan yang mampu meluluhlantahkan hati Raja Sulaiman.

As the mother of two young girls, this is something that is never far from my mind. She experienced abuse that no one should, let alone such a young child. She accompanies this man to his community which is cut off from qnd outside contact making it impossible for her to run away.

Before I comment on the dvorced, I have to say something about the writer. Somehow, Nujood worked up the courage to escape and demand a divorce.

InAli’s family was living in a new two-story residence bought with the help of her French publisher and running a grocery store on the ground floor of the building. Nonetheless, in a place where women and children have virtually no rights, this was a remarkable case. Divoced you think she will become a lawyer and help other girls like herself, as she says she hopes to do?

Minoui does not trust the gravity of the story to let it tell itself. I can’t help but wonder if her notoriety has turned her into a cash cow for the very father that shared responsibility for her abuse in the first place. The cultural traditions and norms that we consider abhorrent were practiced widely. This injustice does not need pulping to make it a better “story”.

Dalam buku ini memang ada 12 hal yang ditawarkan untuk menjadi bahan diskusi. She changed it Jan 10 Update This is so sad.


Paperbackpages. Much of the schooling entailed coloring and memorization of Muslim tenets. View all 3 comments. What was so bad about I really liked this book, because it was interesting reading about how tough her life was and what she went through with her husband.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, throughout this book, it is clear that girls and women are strong.

As Nujood’s father said in court, “Women are just a curse” so why not use them for what value you can get?

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

My heart broke for this young girl, who was the same age as my oldest daughter. The girls had no choice and were made completely powerless and helpless because their families went along with it. As is often the case, however, different divorcrd of misogyny popped up in her life, such as her father stealing much of her money and using it to propagate even more misogyny nujoov a third wife. Also, I think that the lack detail, in particular about the legal aspects of the case was done for two reasons 1 it is Ali’s story from her pov so she would lack that knowledge and 2 so the book can be read by non-adults.

Nujood Ali – Wikipedia

Shada sang pengacara memperkenalkan Nujood dengan dua orang gadis yang baru saja mengajukan gugatan cerai mengikuti njood. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mar 14, Maddie rated it really liked it.

In part, this must be so the novel can be read by adults, but it does give it a bit strange feel to the tone. Unfortunately, you don’t really do justice to the story of the repeated rape of a 10 year dlvorced and her subjection to a deluded culture by writting “hopefully” about it.

Arwa dipaksa menikah dengan orang yang berusia 25 tahun lebih tua. One of her older siblings ran away to Saudi Arabia.