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In 2007, Stacey Dooley was a twenty-something working in fashion retail. Now, she’s made over 50 documentaries, covering topics ranging from sex trafficking in Cambodia to Yazidi women fighting back in Syria. In this extract from On the Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back, she tells us how a serendipitous stint on BBC's TV series Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts changed her life.
Stacey Dooley is one of the UK's most loved documentary presenters. Across her series, Stacey Dooley Investigates, she has examined a variety of topics from sex trafficking and under age sex slavery, to domestic violence. In 2018, Stacey was awarded an MBE for her outstanding contribution to broadcasting. Her debut book, On The Frontline With The Women Who Fight Back was a double Sunday Times Bestseller in both hardback and paperback.
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