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Down Matrimonial Lane: Thirty Resilient Women Talat Rahim

Down Matrimonial Lane: Thirty Resilient Women

Talat Rahim

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229 pages
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Shazia Hassan is beaten by her husband while his mother watches with pleasure. A mother of 11 children, Shazia’s mother-in-law would often make a mockery of her abuse- herself being a subject to the same brutal treatment decades back, yet not wishingMoreShazia Hassan is beaten by her husband while his mother watches with pleasure. A mother of 11 children, Shazia’s mother-in-law would often make a mockery of her abuse- herself being a subject to the same brutal treatment decades back, yet not wishing for a change where her daughter-in-law was concerned. The only time she intervened was when Shazia scratched her violent husband’s face in self-defense.Down Matrimonial Lane: Thirty Resilient Women is one brave account that targets the weaker sex and narrates the woes of women who rebuilt their shattered lives from scrap to become successful after surviving their traumatic divorce from misogynistic men.Down Matrimonial Lane is a brave book shedding light on two kinds of men, the philanderers and the misogynists. How they use their wives to gain access to power, and then leave them in search of greener pastures. Often the supporting role in the lives of such rabid men is played by non other than their own mothers.Thirty women, thirty horrific real-life account of survival-tales, retold in a smooth, matter-of-fact manner by Talat Rahim, offering hope for victims of worst first marriages- and that too, with children.