“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
About the Author
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.