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The Caged Virgin

An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam

The Caged Virgin( )
Author: Hirsi Ali, Ayaan
ISBN:978-0-7432-8833-0
Publication Date:Apr 2006
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Muslims who explore sources of morality other than Islam are threatened with death, and Muslim women who escape the virgins' cage are branded whores. So asserts Ayaan Hirsi Ali's profound meditation on Islam and the role of women, the rights of the individual, the roots of fanaticism, and Western policies toward Islamic countries and immigrant communities. Hard-hitting, outspoken, and controversial,The Caged Virginis a call to arms for the emancipation of women from a brutal religious...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Women's Studies
Religion / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.438 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.685 Pounds
Author Biography
Hirsi Ali, Ayaan (Author)
Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born in Somalia and raised a Muslim. She grew up in Africa and Saudi Arabia before seeking asylum in 1992 in the Netherlands, where she went from cleaning factories to winning a seat in the Dutch Parliament. She is a speaker, journalist, and founder of the AHA Foundation. She has written several books including Infidel, Nomad, The Caged Virgin, and Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now.

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