Break the Silence: An Anthology Against Domestic Violence

Genre: Poetry

Book Summary

BREAK THE SILENCE: AN ANTHOLOGY AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE is a compilation of poems by 87 International poets who have at some time or the other suffered or witnessed physical, emotional, financial, or other types of abuses in the home, or at the hands of other perpetrators.
They have spoken up and risen from the darkness into light.
The introduction by Brenda Mohammed, Founder of the Literature Forum How to Write for Success throws some light on how this Anthology was born.
The Foreword by Shiju H Pallithazheth, Founder of Motivational Strips Global Forum gives a broad view of the subject.
The feature article by the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Trinidad and Tobago, Right Reverend Joy Abdul – Mohan gives her Biblical views.
It is our hope that this book will save the lives of many who are undergoing such brutal attacks from so-called loved ones.


A profound anthology through the voices of a global selection of poets. Domestic violence is rising in the wake of the current health crisis making this anthology necessary now more than ever. Voices emerge from Africa, Asia, Australia, Britain, US, South America, Europe, The Middle East and more, attesting to the escalation of violence in relationships. Every page will change your perceptions forevermore — a significant book to pass on to create awareness as represented by authentic voices. A thought-provoking forward and the words from esteemed members of society add to the depth of the message. Domestic violence is a social ill of our times, the anthology illustrates that collaboration is essential to address mistreatment and abuse of power.

About the Author

Brenda C. Mohammed, a former Bank Manager from Trinidad is a multi-genre, bestselling, and multi-award-winning author who has published forty-six books.
Her 40th book, HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS: VOLUME TWO was published on 6th August 2021.
Her genres include memoirs, science fiction, romance, self-help, mystery, children’s books, Christian books, psychological thrillers, poetry, and poetry anthologies.
Brenda holds a Diploma in Banking from the Institute of Bankers in London[AIB], and a Diploma in Life Underwriting from the American College, USA. [LUTCF].
She qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table, the Premier Association for Financial Professionals, [MDRT] six times in a row.
She is the Founder of the Literary Network How to Write for Success with sub-forums - Poems for Suicide Prevention, Library of How to Write for Success, and Poems against Domestic Violence.
Brenda won several literary awards in the USA, Peru, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Nigeria, India, Romania, Argentina, Morocco, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Spain, Italy, France, Switzerland, Nederlands, and the UK.
She made headlines in several newspapers around the world.
In November 2018 she won two awards from Readers Favorite International for her science fiction book, ‘Zeeka Chronicles’ in the category Young Adult Thriller, and her Memoir, ‘I am Cancer Free’ in the category Health and Fitness.
Three of her books won gold awards in Connection EMagazine Readers’ Choice Awards - Zeeka Chronicles, Stories People love, and How to Write for Success.
In September 2021, she won the CLR Award for Best Writer - Fantasy, after submitting her book Barry Holmes Mysteries.
Brenda is an advocate against Domestic Violence and Suicide, and together with several bestselling authors have published four best-selling anthologies for these causes: A Spark of Hope I and II, and Break the Silence I and II.
Brenda is a Peace Ambassador with CIESART, Europe.
Her YouTube Channel for her Video Book Trailers, songs, and travel memories, received over 141,000 views since its inception

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