Disfigured: A Saudi Woman's Story of Triumph over Violence

Disfigured: A Saudi Woman's Story of Triumph over Violence

by Rania al-Baz
     
 

For over six years, Rania Al-Baz was the smiling face of a family program on Saudi television. She was a young, beautiful Saudi TV news anchor-the first woman to have such a job-when her abusive husband beat her into a coma and left her for dead. She later underwent thirteen operations to reconstruct her face. When she agreed to make horrifying pictures of her ravaged… See more details below

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For over six years, Rania Al-Baz was the smiling face of a family program on Saudi television. She was a young, beautiful Saudi TV news anchor-the first woman to have such a job-when her abusive husband beat her into a coma and left her for dead. She later underwent thirteen operations to reconstruct her face. When she agreed to make horrifying pictures of her ravaged face public, her story sparked general criticism of Saudi culture. A month later, the first Saudi research into domestic violence began at King Saud University in Riyadh.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566567350
Publisher:
Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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