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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Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Her case sparked an unprecedented propaganda campaign by women’s organizations from all over the world, thus reaching to change the definition of the word “provocation” [ wp ] in cases of abused women. Iffateva marked it as to-read Dec 04, She poured it over the bed and set it alight, and ran into a garden with her three-year-old son.

Miscarriage of justice in the UK. Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: Santhia Avp marked it as to-read Oct 24, Atma Pradeep rated it it was amazing Oct 25, Reshma Pathare rated it it was amazing Jun 10, The antithesis of feminist victim culture and hate ideology.

CIRCLE OF LIGHT The Autobiography of Kiranjit Ahluwalia – Ahluwalia (Kiranjit) & Gupta (Rahila)

Her case eventually came to the attention of the Southall Black Sisters who pressed for a mistrial. The next 10yrs were to be a nightmare of constant physical and mental abuse at the hands of her violent husband. Ahlluwalia Rasasooria marked it as to-read Dec 17, She had in after years of domestic violence overwhelmed and burned her husband with napalm during he was asleep. Joe-joe marked it as to-read Jun 24, Retrieved from ” http: Retrieved 5 January During her marriage, Kiranjit had two sons who she claimed often bore witness to the violence she endured.


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

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Circle of Light: The Autobiography of Kiranjit Ahluwalia

Ahluwalia’s conviction was overturned on appeal in due to inadequate counseling Ahluwalia had not been aware that they plead guilty manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

Divya Katyal marked it as to-read Feb 25, Isolated by a society in which wife-beating was regarded as a normal part of life, Kiranjit, in desperation, killed the man who had tortured her for so long. Nish Misra rated it it was amazing Feb 12, Dana rated it really liked it Oct 28, In a later interview she stated: English View all editions and formats Summary:. Venkat marked it as to-read Jan 25, Kiranjit, who could only speak broken English at the time, was arrested and ultimately charged with murder.


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Circle of light : the autobiography of Kiranjit Ahluwalia

Sex, Culpability and the Defence of Provocation. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Kirankit prosecutor appreciated the fact that she waited until her husband had gone to bed, as evidence of malice, closing an emotional story from. Also don’t loose your hope anytime at any situation, a spot of light could brighten the darkness life ant any moment same as the hidden side of a woman life could be so terrifying as Kiranjit Ahluwalia’s life was. Rowena rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Kiranjit Ahluwalia ; Rahila Gupta Find more information about: Finding libraries that hold this item Isolated by a society in which wife-beating was