Results 1 – 16 of 16 Circle of Light by Kiranjit Ahluwalia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library! Circle of light: the autobiography of Kiranjit Ahluwalia. [ Kiranjit Ahluwalia; Rahila Gupta]. Kiranjit Ahluwalia (born ) is an Indian woman who came to international attention after commitment” in helping to bring to light the subject of domestic violence. She wrote an autobiography with co-author Rahila Gupta, Circle of Light.

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Circle of Light: The Autobiography of Kiranjit Ahluwalia by Kiranjit Ahluwalia

Kiranjit Ahluwalia ; Rahila Ahlluwalia Find more kiranjitt about: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Rowena rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Her counsel did not make any claims about the violence she later claimed she had endured, while the prosecution suggested that Kiranjit was motivated by jealousy due to her husband’s repeated affairs.

Kiranjit was honored in at the first Asian Women Awards in recognition of her “strength, personal achievements, determination and commitment” in helping to bring to light the subject of domestic violence.

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During her marriage, Kiranjit had two sons who she claimed often bore witness to the violence she endured.

The film Provoked [ wp ] is a fictional story of Ahluwalias life. Retrieved 5 January The story was fictionalised in the film Provokedwhich was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Retrieved from ” http: Lists with This Book. Farzane rated it really liked it Jan 29, She was a cheerful, optimistic young woman full of hope for a happy married life but literally from the day of the wedding it was clear that all was not well.

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Kiranjit was convicted of murder in December Kiranjit Ahluwalia ligyt Rahila Gupta. She stated that she had suffered from domestic abuse for ten years, including physical violence, food deprivation, and marital rape.


Some features of WorldCat will not be available. For the first time she was safe from beatings and abuse, and was able to make friends with other women – including Sara Thornton, still imprisoned for an offence similar to her own.

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It’s a marvel of feminist logic that a long in planned napalm production and insidious burn him, when he is asleep murder as an “act od self-defense” can go through, only if the perpetrator is a woman and the victim is a man. Personal tools Log in. Kiranjit was born into a Sikh [ wp ] family from Chakkalal in Indian Punjab [ wp ]. Jess rated it liked it Ckrcle 10, Clic here to join us! Ramon Charves rated it really liked it Aug 21, After her release, Kiranjit met the Princess of Wales, who urged her to write a book about her experiences.

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