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Scars Across Humanity: Understanding and Overcoming Violence Against Women [9780281075089]

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An in-depth exploration of the breadth, intensity and root causes of gender-based violence against women, and the resources we need to drawn on in order to make a meaningful and effective stand against it.

Written by a widely respected Christian feminist thinker and activist, this is a thoroughly researched and documented account of the causes of gender-based violence against women: global in scope, and covering the cruelties and injustices inflicted on women at every stage of life. Elaine Storkey is a leading Christian feminist thinker and activist, who was for 16 years President of Tearfund (1997-2013). Presents a panoramic picture of the scale of the problem, backed up with compelling first-hand accounts from around the world. Major national publicity campaign, with reviews and features expected in all mainstream media. To be launched on UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November 2015).


AUTHOR: Elaine Storkey is a philosopher, sociologist and theologian, having held posts at the Open University, King's College, London, and the University of Oxford. In 1997 she became President of Tearfund, and has since been involved in monitoring aid, relief and advocacy work in countries of the Global South. In 2010 she and her husband Alan became founder members of Restored, an organisation committed to advocating against violence to women. Storkey lectures across the world, including in Haiti, India and Ethiopia, and is a prominent feminist evangelical. Her writings have brought a biblical perspective to the feminist movement, and include What's Right with Feminism (SPCK/Eerdmans, 1985), The Search for Intimacy (Hodder/Eerdmans, 1994) and The Origins of Difference (Baker, 2002).
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