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THE POWER OF MANY VOICES

From the focal point of the recent #METOO movement, discussion has escalated around the pervasive scale of violence, prejudices and unwanted sexualisation perpetrated against women on a daily basis in our communities. While these issues have been explored for decades - from suffragettes to feminism - we can expect many more voices to join the demand for urgent change, as technology enables strength in numbers and fosters the courage to speak out, share experiences and ideas.

A POWERFUL MEMOIR

ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- Amani Haydar's memoir touches on so many issues that surround domestic abuse. In the true-life story related here it highlights the invisibility of abuse until an act so obvious and harmful shocks everyone.

For the Haydar family this was the murder of Salwa Haydar (the author's mother) by her husband. Amani is the eldest daughter and her memoir takes the reader through all of the feelings, confusion and questions that come to mind. In conveying this, her narrative at times has the energy of a novel. And if only it was...

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The Mother Wound

Amani Haydar

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$34.99 

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Power Play

Breaking Through Bias, Barriers...

Julia Banks

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$34.99 

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Our National Shame

Violence Against Women

Kate Fitz-Gibbon

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$19.95 

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Power & Consent

Rachel Doyle

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$19.95 

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Sex, Lies and Question Time

Why the successes and struggles...

Kate Ellis

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$32.99 

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Fury

Kathryn Heyman

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$29.99 

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Boys Will Be Boys

Power, Patriarchy and the Toxic...

Clementine Ford

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$22.99 

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The First Time He Hit Her

The shocking true story of the murder...

Heidi Lemon

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$32.99 

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Our Bodies, Their Battlefield

What War Does to Women

Christina Lamb

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$34.99 

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I Choose Elena

Lucia Osborne-Crowley

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$16.99 

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No Visible Bruises

What we don't know about domestic...

Rachel Louise Snyder

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$35 

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Generation F

Why we still struggle with sex and...

Virginia Trioli

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$24.99 

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She Said

Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story...

Jodi Kantor

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$32.99 

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Know My Name

The Survivor of the Stanford Sexual...

Chanel Miller

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$22.99 

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Fixed It

Violence and the Representation...

Jane Gilmore

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$34.99 

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Women, Men and the Whole Damn Thing

David Leser

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$29.99 

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See What You Made Me Do

Power, Control and Domestic Abuse...

Jess Hill

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$32.99 

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Eggshell Skull

Bri Lee

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$29.99 

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A Mother's Story

Rosie Batty

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$24.99 

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Damned Whores and God's Police

Anne Summers

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$44.99 

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The First Stone

Helen Garner

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$22.95 

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No Matter Our Wreckage

A memoir about grooming, betrayal,...

Gemma Carey

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$29.99 

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Defiant Voices

How Australia's Female Convicts...

Babette Smith

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$49.99 

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Difficult Women

A History of Feminism in 11 Fights...

Helen Lewis

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$19.99 

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Untold Resilience

Stories of courage, survival and...

Future Women

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$32.99 

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Unbound

A Woman's Guide To Power

Kasia Urbaniak

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$35 

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Women and Leadership

Real Lives, Real Lessons

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

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$34.99 

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This Is What A Feminist Looks Like

The Rise and Rise of Australian...

Emily Maguire

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$29.99 

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Manifesta (20th Anniversary Edition, Revised and Updated...

Young Women, Feminism, and the Future...

Jennifer Baumgardner

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$32.99 

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The Little Girl on the Ice Floe

Adelaide Bon

Hardback

$35 

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Her Say

Survivors of Domestic Abuse Tell...

Jackie Clark

Paperback

$32.99 

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Liar Liar

Breaking the Silence on Sexual Assault...

Laurie Katz

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$19.99 

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Stop Telling Women to Smile

Stories of Street Harassment and...

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

Hardback

$39.99 

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On Violence

Natasha Stott Despoja

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$16.99 

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Believe Me

How Trusting Women Can Change the...

Jaclyn Friedman

Hardback

$39.99 

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Misogynation

The True Scale of Sexism

Laura Bates

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$22.99 

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Stronger. Braver. Wiser.

How My #MeToo Story Helped Me Thrive...

Jennifer Potter

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$39.95 

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape

Sohaila Abdulali

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$19.99 

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Not That Bad

Dispatches from rape culture

Roxane Gay

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$26.99 

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Look What You Made Me Do

A Powerful Memoir of Coercive Control...

Helen Walmsley-Johnson

Hardback

$17.99 

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Asking for It

The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--and...

Kate Harding

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$33.95 

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Sex Crimes

Transnational Problems and Global...

Alissa Ackerman

Paperback

$65.95 

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The Big Questions Book of Sex & Consent

Donna Freitas

Hardback

$40.95 

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Consent

A Memoir of Unwanted Attention

Donna Freitas

Hardback

$39.99 

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Harassed

Gender, Bodies, and Ethnographic...

Rebecca Hanson

Paperback

$49.95 

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Real Rape, Real Pain

Help for Women Sexually Assaulted...

Patricia Easteal

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$14.99 

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Beautiful Justice

Reclaiming My Worth after Human...

Brooke Axtell

Paperback

$24.99 

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I Never Called It Rape - Updated Edition

The Ms. Report on Recognizing, Fighting,...

Robin Warshaw

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$27.99 

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