Domestic violence in the spotlight
Did you know that in some parts of the world it is perfectly acceptable for a man to beat his wife?
There is the belief out there that if a man hits his wife, she must've done something to deserve it; and, that it is not the job of the government to step in and do anything about it.
There are some parts of the world where there are no services for domestic violence victims; no shelters; no 24-hour hotlines for a victim to call for help. Nothing.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you.