Talks for teenagers
An hour’s session includes the following:
1. Slide show and speech to communicate my childhood dream to become a writer, my previous career in the Houses of Parliament and the journey to becoming a full time author.
2. Reading from a chapter.
3. Short discussion points on the book’s issue which is forced marriages in the UK.
4. A dress up session with five volunteers to demonstrate an Asian bride’s henna ceremony.
5. Question and Answer session.
Book signing for pupils.
Type of Artist:
DetailsPreferred age range:
Teenagers – years 7 to 11
No of sessions per day:
Can deliver a maximum of 4 sessions per day.
Entire session is 45 minutes, plus 10-15 minutes for book signing.
Areas prepared to travel to:
Sufiya lives in London but is willing to travel nationally if expenses are covered.
Prefer public transport
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Secrets of the Henna Girl
’Secrets of the Henna Girl’ bravely tackles the complex issue of forced marriage. This harmful practice damages the future of girls both in the UK and around the world.’
Marie Staunton, CEO, Plan UK
'A hard-hitting, important story'
Sophia Bennett, author of Threads
‘Secrets of the Henna Girl is a must read’
Barry Sheerman MP, ex Schools Minister
Sufiya Ahmed Amazon site