Join bestselling author Sibel Hodge in online discussion about sex trafficked women

The Communication Workers Union’s North West Region is hosting an online event with bestselling author Sibel Hodge as part of its Women of Today theme.

The evening event, open to the public, will take its cue from Hodge’s novella Trafficked: The Diary of a Sex Slave, with the author giving insights into how the book came and its hard-hitting contents came about.

Inspired by real victims’ accounts and research into the sex trafficking underworld, Trafficked: The Diary of a Sex Slave has been listed as one of the top forty books about human rights by Accredited Online Colleges.

The book review will lead into an online workshop centred on issues raised in Hodge’s book.

The event, on Tuesday 4 August, is primarily aimed at women. It in line with the CWU’s efforts to promote greater involvement of women in discussions affecting them, and to aid them in becoming more assertive and confident.

The event is free to attend, but prior registration is needed. The first 50 CWU members to register will receive a Kindle version of Trafficked: The Diary of a Sex Slave for free.

About the author Sibel Hodge

Sibel Hodge is the author of the number 1 bestselling books Look Behind You, Untouchable, Duplicity, Into the Darkness, and Their Last Breath.

Her books have sold over one million copies worldwide, and are international bestsellers in the UK, USA, Australia, France, Canada and Germany.

An eclectic, award-winning writer, Hodge cuts across multiple genres, and is a passionate human and animal rights advocate.

Her work has been nominated and shortlisted for numerous prizes, including the Harry Bowling Prize, the Yeovil Literary Prize, the Chapter One Promotions Novel Competition, The Romance Reviews’ prize for Best Novel with Romantic Elements and Indie Book Bargains’ Best Indie Book of 2012 in two categories.

She was the winner of Best Children’s Book in the 2013 eFestival of Words; winner of the Crime, Thrillers & Mystery Book from a Series Award in the SpaSpa Book Awards 2013; winner of the Readers’ Favourite Young Adult (Coming of Age) Honourable award in 2015; winner of the No 1 Best Thriller in the Top Shelf Magazine Indie Book Awards 2018, and Silver Medal Award Winner in the 2019 Readers’ Favourite Thriller – Conspiracy Genre.

Of Turkish Cypriot heritage, she was awarded the inaugural Turkish Cypriot Female Personality of the Year in 2017 by the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations UK (CTCA).

Event details

Title: Women Of Today with Sibel Hodge

Date: Tuesday 4 August 2020

Time:  6pm to 7pm

Registration: the event is free to attend but prior registration is needed. Email to book your place. The first 50 CWU members to register will receive a Kindle version of Trafficked: The Diary of a Sex Slave for free.