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“Harrowing and important... What Jones brings to the fore here is sadly often overlooked in discussions of the world politic.” ―Minneapolis Star Tribune
“Gripping... This searing exposé on war's remnants convincingly makes the case that gender inequality may be one of the greatest threats to peace.” ―Kirkus Reviews
“While decrying the continuing ‘post-conflict zone' of violence against women…[Jones reveals] their fortitude in the direst of circumstances...[and] provides glimpses of hard-won triumphs.” ―Publishers Weekly
Ann Jones, writer and photographer, is the author of seven previous books, including War Is Not Over When It's Over, Kabul in Winter, Women Who Kill, and Next Time She'll Be Dead. Since 9/11, Jones has worked with women in conflict and post-conflict zones, principally Afghanistan, and reported on their concerns. An authority on violence against women, she has served as a gender adviser to the United Nations. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Nation.
The naked truth about the true consequence of war...no glory here...if all making policy decisions as well as the citizenry at large would read this book... Read morePublished 22 months ago by rae williams
Eye-opening, heart-wrenching, and just... incredible. An extremely worthwhile read and a book you can't put down.
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Appreciating this Author's writing style, Ms. Jones's tone has an abundance of spunk that instinctively appeals to me. Being a NPR listener for only a short while I heard Ms. Read morePublished on June 9, 2013
This book is difficult to read. It tells of the awful things that people do to each other, in particular what men do to women. It is a blunt look at our world. Read morePublished on June 8, 2013 by B. Kent Harrison