About the Book
For a woman in a male-dominated society, ‘choice' is an alien word. And inequality, violence, injustice, abuse, and discrimination a daily living reality. A God Who Hates Women is an emotional journey through a labyrinth of violence and civil war. It’s a journey through a battlefield riddled with archaic cultural demands and explosive emotions . . . where a mother and her son struggle to navigate through a cruel patriarchal society in an attempt to survive. To live. Will endurance and courage overcome daily abuse? Will a crumbling homeland deprive a young boy of his right to identity? Will it wipe away all dreams of a future? A myriad of memories and experiences are woven together in this riveting true tale of one family’s heartbreaking struggle through the mire of religion, politics, war and their unwavering hope for peace.
About the Author
Harvard-educated, Dr. Majid Rafizadeh is an Iranian-American political scientist and president of the International American Council on the Middle East. He serves on the board of Harvard International Review of Harvard International Relations Council. Dr. Rafizadeh is frequently called upon to brief US, EU, and Asian officials, and parliaments about US foreign policy and Middle Eastern affairs. He regularly appears on national and international outlets, including CNN, BBC TV and radio, France 24, ABC, Al Jazeera, and NBC. He has earned a PhD in government and international affairs, a masters in global and international studies, in communication and journalism, and a bachelors degree in linguistics. Dr. Rafizadeh’s writings and analyses regularly appear on academic and non-academic outlets, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, CNN, Foreign Policy, Yale Journal of International Affairs, The Atlantic, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya English, and Bloomberg News.