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IJM’s Fight Against Gender-Based Violence in Latin America with Brad Twedt

In this episode, Mimi and Kim interview Brad Twedt of International Justice Mission (IJM). Brad explains IJM’s work to address violence against women and children in the machismo culture of Central and South America. IJM works with the police departments, prosecutors, departments of justice, and local community anti-violence advocates to change the culture of violence against women. As they face powerful forces, they find that reliance on God in praise, supplication, and lament gives them the strength in their work. 

Brad Twedt’s Contact Information

IJM Website: 
Brad Twedt: 

Other Resources  

Books Referenced in Interview by Gary Haugen:

  • Good News About Injustice: A Witness of Courage in a Hurting World
  • The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence
  • Book Review: Is There Any Good News About Injustice? By Victoria Peterson-Hilleque 

Mutuality Matters podcast referenced in Closing:

Books by and about Katherine Bushnell referenced in closing:  

  • God’s Word to Women by Katharine Bushnell 
  • Daughters of Deliverance by Lorry Lutz 
  • The Queen’s Daughters by Lorry Lutz  

Read about the link between poverty and violence against women:

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