No Lipstick in Lebanon

No Lipstick in Lebanon

Book - 2015
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Desperate to create her own destiny, and drawn by the irresistible possibility of earning real dollars as a maid in Beirut, Meron Lemma leaves her devout mother and family behind to join the many other Habesha migrants searching for a better life in the Middle East. Only once there does she realise the ugly truth: instead of opportunity, she has found captivity. Rich in cultural detail and exposing the ongoing, under-reported horrors facing domestic workers in Lebanon today, this is a harrowing account of the unremitting hell of modern slavery. Told through the escalating plight of our heroine, this is not just a fictionalized report of one maid's ordeal, but rather the uncovering of a larger issue plaguing a generation of women.
Publisher: London :, Unbound,, 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781783521081
Characteristics: 404 pages ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Sorssa, Fasika - Author

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