Jasvinder Sanghera, a British-born of Indian descent, escaped a forced marriage at age 16 which resulted in her disownment by her own family. Since then she has fought against culture-based abuse and for embracing democratic values. Author, expert advisor and renowned speakers on the topic of forced marriage and honour-based abuse.
Jasvinder joined Kirsty Young to talk about her life and work on BBC Radio 4 in March 2013
She tells her story with the pace and vivid turn of phrase of a true writer...
SHAME is an inspiring book, not least because of its honesty.