One in four women will experience domestic violence; the incidence of violence on dates (not including rape) is increasing. Sandra Horley draws on over 20 years supporting abused women to provide an insight into the reality behind the mask of the charming man. The book’s aim is to show women they are not alone and to help them walk away from the confusing, dangerous situation they find themselves in.
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The real story of courageous women who have reclaimed their lives from publicly charming, domestically violent men -- so that others may too.About the Author:
Sandra Horley has been the Chief Executive of Refuge, the national domestic violence charity, since 1983. She has been working in the field of domestic violence for almost four decades, supporting women and children experiencing all forms of male violence and abuse. A committed campaigner on behalf of abused women and children, Sandra has not only played a pivotal role in raising the profile of domestic violence in the UK amongst the public, she has lobbied effectively for changes in government policy and legislation. She also advises governments internationally on gender-based violence and criminal justice. Sandra received a CBE in 2011 for `services to the prevention of domestic violence' and an OBE in 1999 for `services to the protection of women and children'. Under her leadership, Refuge was named Charity of the Year 2016 at the Charity Times Awards for its outstanding services and dedication to its clients in a difficult funding climate. Refuge currently supports almost 5,000 women and children on any given day.
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Book Description Random House UK, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110091884322