Broken Bodies, Broken Dreams: Abuse of older women

Broken bodies, broken dreams offers a powerful testimony, through photographs and text, of the different types of violence that define the everyday existence of countless women and girls. It examines the nature of this violence through the cycle of women’s lives….[Older women are more vulnerable to abuse than older men and are burdened with a lifetime of experiences and beliefs that may increase their susceptibility…]

Authors: Jeanne Ward, Zana Briski and Lisa Ernst

Institutional Sponsor: United Nations

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