The Truth Will Set Us Free: Religion, Violence, and Women's Empowerment in Latin America


Maher, Monica. 2008. “The Truth Will Set Us Free: Religion, Violence, and Women’s Empowerment in Latin America.” In Global Empowerment of Women: Responses to Globalization and Politicized Religions, 265–85. New York: Routledge.

Author: Monica Maher

Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Religion, Violence Regions: Americas, Central America, South America

Year: 2008

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