Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

by Alice Walker, Pratibha Parmar

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Alice Walker and Pratibha Parmar expose the secret of female genital mutilation, a practice that affects one hundred million of the world’s women. New Introductions by the Authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780156002141
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 02/28/1996
Series: Harvest Book Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 402
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

ALICE WALKER is an internationally celebrated writer, poet, and activist whose books include seven novels, four collections of short stories, four children’s books, and volumes of essays and poetry. She won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 1983 and the National Book Award.


Mendocino, California

Date of Birth:

February 9, 1944

Place of Birth:

Eatonton, Georgia


B.A., Sarah Lawrence College, 1965; attended Spelman College, 1961-63

Table of Contents

Alice's Preface to the Harvest Edition xiii(6)
Pratibha's Preface to the Harvest Edition xix
PART ONE 3(86)
Alice's Journey
PART TWO 89(150)
Pratibha's Journey
PART THREE Interviews 239(112)
Film Credits 351(2)
Acknowledgments 353(6)
Afterword 359(6)
Female Genitalia 365(2)
Types of Female Genital Mutilation 367(2)
Contact Organizations and Advocacy Groups 369(2)
Selected Bibliography and Suggested Reading 371(2)
Permissions and Photo Credits 373

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after reading this book i gain more knowledge on an important issue that pertains to women's health and rights. that is this is an important issue that needs to be dealt with. i would recommend that everyone read this.