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Random House presents the audiobook edition of On the Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back, written and read by Stacey Dooley.

Put yourself in their shoes.

In 2007, Stacey Dooley was a 20-something working in fashion retail. She was selected to take part in the BBC series Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts, which saw her live and work alongside Indian factory workers making clothes for the UK high street. This sparked her series of hugely popular investigations, establishing her as one of BBC3's most celebrated presenters.

Through the course of her documentary making, Stacey has covered a variety of topics, from sex trafficking in Cambodia to Yazidi women fighting back in Syria. At the core of her reporting are incredible women in extraordinary and scarily ordinary circumstances - from sex workers in Russia to victims of domestic violence in Honduras.

In her first audiobook, On the Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back, Stacey draws on her encounters with these brave and wonderful women, using their experiences as a vehicle to explore issues at the centre of female experience. From gender equality and domestic violence to sex trafficking and sexual identity, Stacey weaves these global strands together in an exploration of what it is to be women in the world today.

©2018 Stacey Dooley (P)2018 Random House Audiobooks

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Fantastic

What a woman. Loved every second!! Thank you Stacey Dooley. Absolute legend. Highly recommend this audiobook!

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  • A7xbatgirl
  • 03-13-18

Moving and real

A moving and real account of brave women around the world in truly awful situations

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-12-18

Amazing!

Considered, inspiring and eye-opening. I’ve long followed Stacey’s work and believe that she’s an amazing inspiration for women, and men. This summary of the many dangerous/ saddening encounters she has come across as a journalist gives a raw, true account to listers - while making it easy to empathise with on a human level - and hopefully opens doors for discussion and change.

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  • Claire Gardiner
  • 09-30-18

amazing

loved it!! Really inspiring and incredible woman giving a voice to so many empowering women

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  • Jo
  • 09-30-18

Awesome & brave

Anyone who is anyone must listen to this - it opens your eyes to both women, what they face as well as men & how they are either conditioned, forced or choose to behave. Amazingly brave Stacey - please interview Trump & May at some point! It’d be amazing!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 08-31-18

Women who fight back

Well done Stacey Dooley! I enjoyed listening to this book from beginning to end. It was enlightening, brutality honest, factual and heart breaking. You put your life on the line many times to report the truth, so brave. Thank you for exposing all you have...we need to know what is happening in and around the world today. Respect and admiration to the still suffering woman out there. Hopefully exposure will bring about much needed change!

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  • J. S. Etherington
  • 08-02-18

Incredible book

Incredible book, taking you deep into the lives of women across the world who are over coming horrific barriers and experiences just to survive. A real eye opener and an important piece of work. The reading of it is compassionately and articulately presented by Stacey Dooley herself. Can't recommend enough.

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  • 05-11-18

Great read!

Well what a fantastic read! Stacey Dooley reads this book herself which is great. It’s like having her in the room with you talking on a 1:1 basis!

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  • Rob
  • 05-05-18

Outstanding - thought provoking and inspiring.

As a massive fan of Stacey Dooley’s work, I knew I was going to really enjoy this. Stacey’s writing voice is accessible and educational, and the stories told in this book are incredibly eye-opening. I’m now off to rewatch all of her documentaries.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-02-18

warm, enlightening and brave

stacey's voice provides a perfect tone to view the bravery of women. don't miss this.

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  • Jacimac
  • 09-17-18

A young woman confronts evils of the world in person

A hard hitting documentary from some of the most dangerous places in the world. A must read by Stacey Dooley who brings a fresh, open, fair look at some horrendous situations. She works along side local people to see how conflict in all its forms affects women & children most of all. She truly tries to understand the psyche of everyone she meets & yet stays calm & balanced even though she admits to being afraid in many of these situations.
Highly recommended, but be aware there are #sexualabuse #triggers.
In an audio book you can stop listening whenever you want , or pause before going in, so I personally found this much more manageable than watching a documentary.
Despite the awful suffering discussed you come away with some of Dooley’s positive attitude to the future.