Parthian is pleased to announce a fascinating anthology – Seventy Years of Struggle and Achievement: Life Stories of Ethnic Minority Women Living in Wales – due to be released in October.
The book is a collection of inspirational and remarkable life narratives of forty ethnic minority women living in Wales. Selected and edited by Meena Upadhyaya, Kirsten Lavine and Chris Weedon, these stories contribute to the ongoing dialogue on inclusivity and diversity in contemporary society. The readers go on a journey across continents, getting an insight into different cultures and a glimpse of the tenacity and perseverance of diverse women who overcome all odds to achieve their dreams.
The book will be launched on 17th September 2021 at the award ceremony of the Ethnic Minority Welsh Women Achievement Association (EMWWAA), to be held at City Hall, Cardiff, at 6 pm.
Julie Morgan MS and Jane Hutt MS write of the book,
This book is, above all, about hope – because the life stories of the forty women featured in it will serve as inspiration for readers, whatever their background, ethnicity, age or gender. The clear message that comes through all these women’s stories is to never give up, whatever struggles you face in your life’s journey.
Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, this book is a testimony of the struggles, achievements of ethnic minority women and their essential contribution to various sectors of Welsh society.
As Terry Threadgold says,
The book and its narratives record an important part of the history of multiethnic Wales and help to chart social changes since the 1950s.
Seventy Years of Struggle and Achievement: Life Stories of Ethnic Minority Women Living in Wales is available to preorder via Parthian.