Emma Owen is the women and schools event team leader for Festival Manchester, the biggest church-led event in the North West in a generation, organised by The Message Trust, Luis Palau Association and hundreds of local churches and businesses. They aim to bring region-wide transformation by bringing local churches and communities together to help address real societal problems head on, such as food poverty, homelessness, children in temporary foster care and the environment, whilst supporting communities with local issues such as graffiti and littering.
I developed a deadly eating disorder after my boyfriend dumped me because ‘fat women didn’t do anything for him’
Callous words from an ex-boyfriend plunged Emma Owens into a desperate cycle that resulted in bulimia. Here she shares her incredible story of redemption and freedom from the deadly eating disorder.