GAIL EISNITZ has a unique place in the history of Animal Rights. Fearlessly and relentlessly, armed only with her compassion and desire for truth, she entered the world of the US Animal Slaughter industry. The horrors she encountered led to her groundbreaking book ‘Slaughterhouse’, (1997/2006) that has been influential not only in mobilising generations of animal advocates, but also in bringing about changes in law codes governing the meatpacking industry.   

Our featured article is part of the Unbound Project series, celebrating women at the forefront of animal advocacy.   

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