I dare to say : African women share their stories of hope and survival / edited by Hilda Twongyeirwe.


  • ISBN: 9781569768426 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1569768420 (pbk.)
  • Description: xv, 320 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, c2012.

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Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks HQ1787 .I5 2012 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Contents Note: Introduction -- I tears of hope : surviving abuse and reclaiming our own and our children's lives -- Where do I belong? / Hilda Twongyeirwe -- Frieda's world / Waltraud Ndagijimana -- Maria demands her share / Winnie Munyarugerero -- Quest for freedom / Philomena Rwabukuku -- Taste of betrayal / Margaret Ntakalimaze -- Not until I find my daughter / Bananuka Jocelyn Ekochu -- I dare to say : facing HIV/AIDs with courage -- The second twin / Glaydah Namukasa -- Key to a new life / Betty Kituyi -- Looking for home / Beverley Nambozo -- In God's palm / Rose Rwakasisi -- Farming ashes : tales of agony and resilience -- Fathomless luck / Apophia Agiresaasi -- Guilty of surviving / Rosey Sembatya -- The white coat / Margaret Aduto -- Bitter escape / Apophia Agiresaasi -- Pages of my life / Rosey Sembatya -- The family of three / Beatrice Lamwaka -- Beyond the dance : the torture and trauma of female genital mutilation -- Saina's story / Cathy Anite -- Do not count on me / Betty Kituyi -- Petals for the wind / Sharon Lamwaka and Hilda Twongyeirwe -- The woman in me / Bananuka Jocelyn Ekochu -- Beyond the music and the dance / Lillian Tindyebwa -- My Mbasuben / Betty Kituyi -- The intrigue / Hilda Twongyeirwe -- Glossary -- Contributors -- Index.
Summary: In their own words, African women reveal harrowing experiences with AIDS, genital mutilation, and rape, as well as empowering stories of motherhood, love, and courage.
Subject: Women > Africa > Social conditions.
Twongyeirwe, Hilda. (Added Author).