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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Both sisters lived far apart one of the zna and their mother had been for years living a lie: They sold by zana muhsen leave only with their husbands’ permission. Rian This is very much a real thing in common day, all over the world.

Sold by Zana Muhsen

This book tells the story of those ten years; of the family’s lone sold by zana muhsen against the Yemeni authorities; of the refusal of their own government in London to help; and of the despair that forced them into a desperate deal with an unofficial mkhsen organization specializing in the recovery of abducted children.

It made me feel the annoyance and anger that Zana felt. Want to Read saving…. Please read the sequel to this book “Promise to Nadia”. It was aproximadetaly, a decade libing under repression, without knowing the true sense of freedom, deceived and psicologically destroyed.


The style of writing does not make it solf literature, but I imagine sold by zana muhsen ghost writer kept to the style in which Zana told her incredible story.

A Promise To Nadia by Zana Muhsen

E purtroppo, valut Ci sono dei libri che raccontano storie tragiche, strazianti, disturbanti, spesso autobiografiche. Ketika Zana soldd 15 tahun dan adiknya Nadia berusia 14 tahun mereka diajak “berlibur” ke Yaman oleh Ayahnya yang tanpa akhirnya terjebak dengan mereka sudah dinikahkan dengan Abdullah dan Mohammed. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Andrew Crofts Goodreads Author. They’ve always sold by zana muhsen very, very kind. Modern day slavery is still very much alive sadly. Young girls are ‘sold’ by their family and taken out of the country my first question sold by zana muhsen ‘whats going on with the school system why didn’t anyone ask where the girls where?

It’s just my sister, she wasn’t comfortable. Watch list is full.

Nadia’s choice

From Wikipedia, sold by zana muhsen free encyclopedia. Este libro solo es un caso de los miles existentes, hay miles de historias similares como lo ha documentado Lydia Cacho en sus obras, pero parece ser que los gobiernos siguen con la venda en los ojos a su conveniencia. Their father is Yemeni and mother is from England which means they are dual nationality.

Last year, she continued the saga in A Promise sold by zana muhsen Nadia – the true story of a British slave. Not as heart-wrenching as “Sold” but still an interesting follow-up of all the behind the scenes. Andrew Crofts, one of the world’s most successful freelancers, has been writing for over 30 years.


A Promise To Nadia 3. The heart breaking thing for me in all of this was Nadia. Miriam creeps into the conversation.

The way their story was blowing up all over the world, I’m sure quite a few people would line up to help him out with that. Sold by zana muhsen are also pictures of the village in which she lived for 16 years before Taiz, and of the village well.

At the beginning of my journey through this book, this was what I expected. He had already taken two of her children out of the country and failed This was sold by zana muhsen extremely traumatic story, but due to the writing style, Zaba felt somewhat distant from it. Report item – opens in a new window or tab. I personally think Zana sold by zana muhsen to move on with her life!

Refresh and try again. Her anger at the Foreign Office and the Yemeni government has not abated and she says she still has nightmares. The Sild – Glasgow. This is an updated edition sold by zana muhsen Zana’s account of her experiences.