Posts Tagged ‘domestic violence

25
Nov
09

On air: Can men be taught not to hit women?

70 percent of women experience some form of physical or sexual violence from men  “the majority from their husbands, intimate partners or someone they know,” according to the United Nations.

Today in England the government announced that from 2011, children will be taught from the age of five how to prevent violent relationships.

But is this something that can be taught?
Continue reading ‘On air: Can men be taught not to hit women?’

07
Oct
09

Why do some men think it’s acceptable to hit women?

domestic violence6 years ago, a survey  in Kenya showed  a third of women between the ages of 15-49 had been abused either physically or sexually.

Same survey now and  things are getting worse-  the figure going up to 39 percent. Continue reading ‘Why do some men think it’s acceptable to hit women?’

21
Jul
09

Can men who hit women ever change ?

This is Chris Brown, apologising for hitting his then partner, Rihanna.
Continue reading ‘Can men who hit women ever change ?’




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