Frozen Emotions: Women's Experience of Violence and Trauma in El Salvador; Kenya and Rwanda

Frozen Emotions: Women's Experience of Violence and Trauma in El Salvador; Kenya and Rwanda

In this report on "Trauma and change: a gender perspective", a seminar hosted by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, in Johannesburg on 23 April 1998, Polly Dewhirst extracts women's common experiences of violence and trauma in El Salvador, Kenya and Rwanda. Initiatives in these countries to bring together survivors to rebuild their lives are part of the emerging international movement against gender inequality.

 

Frozen Emotions
Polly Dewhirst
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Polly Dewhirst is a former Project Manager in the Transitional Justice Programme at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. She obtained her B.A history from the McGill University.

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