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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Remember me on this computer. Gita Sahgal made a film called Unprovoked for the British television investigative documentary programme Dispatches on the subject of Kiranjit’s experience. This wiki is in preparation: During liight marriage, Kiranjit had two sons who she claimed often bore witness to the violence she endured.

English View all editions and formats Summary:. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Women’s organizations attacked the ruling as the deed of white European men on. Billy Six is detained for 44 days. Kiranjit Ahluwalia ; Rahila Gupta Publisher: The next kiranjjit were to be a nightmare of constant physical and mental abuse at the hands of her violent husband.

You want to edit? Ahluwalia kiranjot the first winner in with the Asian Women Awards honored in recognition of her “strength, personal power, determination and commitment” [1] for their support on the topic of domestic violence. Retrieved from ” http: Retrieved 5 January The E-mail message field is required.


There was no one she could turn to for help and support, as domestic violence is virtually a taboo subject for many Asians in Britain, and family honour – ‘izzat’ – is the supreme consideration.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Ahluwlaia Policy. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Write a review Rate this item: Trivia About Circle of Light: The children born and living in such families are the victims of the violence they need help too. One evening in the spring ofKiranjit was allegedly attacked by her husband.

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Criminal Cases Review Commission. When Ljght looked to her family for help, they reprimanded her, saying it was a matter of family honor that she remain with her husband. Geeta marked it as to-read Dec 18, The case Ahluwalia had a significant impact on the British legal system.

Inat the age of 24, Kiranjit left her home of Chak Kalal in Punjab to travel to the United Kingdom after marrying her husband, Deepakā€”a man she had only met once. Jess rated it liked it Apr 10, Would you also like to submit a review for this item? However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Kiranjit was convicted of murder in December In addition, it was brought to light that she was suffering from severe depression when she ,iranjit back at her husband, which her new counsel argued had altered her decision-making abilities at the time.


Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Nafisa rated it really liked it Jun 15, Please enter the message. Santhia Avp marked it as to-read Oct 24, The life sentence was repealed in and Cherie Blair [ wp ]wife of Premierministers Blair [ wp ]presented her with an award in at the first awards ceremony for Asian women.

Kiranjit Ahluwalia Rahila Gupta. Chak KalalPunjabIndia. The antithesis of feminist victim culture and hate ideology. Finding libraries that hold this item Bewildered, poorly advised and speaking little English, she was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder.

Divya Aggarwal marked it as to-read Sep 02, Shaantaa rated it it was amazing Mar 16, In prison, she unexpectedly found a degree of freedom she had never known in the outside world.

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Kiranjit Ahluwalia

Books by Kiranjit Ahluwalia. Born into a well-off family in India, Kiranjit Ahluwalia came to England in to be married to a oiranjit she hardly knew.

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. Rowena rated it it was amazing Dec 27,