Jalna Hanmer

Jalna Hanmer

Biography

Jalna Hanmer is a Professor of Women’s Studies who has been influential in the theory of gender-based violence and established early Women’s Studies courses at the University of Bradford. Jalna Hanmer took part from 1974 in setting up National Women’s Aid Federation (NWAF) and later the Women’s Aid Federation England (WAFE). She also was part of the organising group for the international conference on multiple forms of violence against women (WOVA) held in Brighton in 1996. She is a founder member of Feminist Archive North.

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