The Heart of the Gendercide Problem

Photo: Julien Harneis/Flickr

Photo: Julien Harneis/Flickr

“Violence against women and girls is a human rights problem that extends across the globe, and includes widespread rape as a tool of war, gender-selective abortions, female genital mutilation, sexual trafficking, disfigurement, and economic exploitation. In the United States one out of four women has experienced domestic violence and one out of six has experienced attempted or completed rape.”
~Elizabeth Gerhardt, “The Heart of the Gendercide Problem”

This week Christianity Today published the article “The Heart of the Gendercide Problem.” In it, author Elizabeth Gerhardt explores what we can do to address the issues underlying global violence against women.

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