Archive for ‘domestic violence’

July 10, 2019

Annoying interviewer is the female version of Piers Morgan

by allthoughtswork

Is this an interview or a stoning? Every time I hear that forceful, self-important inhale of hers, I know she’s gearing up to take another whack.  This is one of the most sloped-foreheaded, uninformed, unempathetic women I’ve ever witnessed. Besides evangelists, I mean.

Come to think of it, she’s probably one of the traumatized children he’s talking about it. She sounds triggered. Hmm.

Gabor Maté is a sage. His approach to addiction and mental health removes the sting and stigma while simultaneously empowering the sufferer–let’s see religion or Prozac do that. I’ll wager my house she’s intimately acquainted with both.

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May 1, 2017

Bats for Brides

by duncanr

like so many places in the world, women in India commonly experience violence/abuse at the hands of their partner or relatives – http://www.refworld.org/docid/55681b04a.html

combating this domestic violence involves changing the criminal justice and legal system to provide greater support and protection of women, and changing the patriarchal social, cultural, attitudes and practices that regard the female child to be of less value than the male, and a married woman to be the ‘property’ of her husband

if Indian politicians were serious about . . .

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January 20, 2016

Domestic Abuse

by duncanr

‘My Love went straight psychotic and beat me brutally for ten hours. He had planned it out; I was supposed to die.

‘I survived or escaped, whatever you want to call it, and spent four days in the hospital, eyes swollen shut, wondering why, wondering why.

both men and women can be victims of physical and/or psychological abuse in the home but while we . . .

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February 6, 2015

Woman Publically Shames Husband

by duncanr

anything you say, dear

anything you say, dear

dear gawd, man – yes, I’m talking to you, Yul Pan – how could you?

how could you let your wife treat you like this?

easy to see who wears the trousers in your house, mate

ffs, grow a set of balls and . . .

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September 20, 2014

Domestic Violence

by duncanr

A year in the life of one woman captured by a daily photo of her face

the sign she holds at the end reads – help me, I don’t know if I will be alive tomorrow

this ad was created by the Croatian Government to highlight a danger many women face every day

May 29, 2014

Men, too, are Domestic Violence Victims

by duncanr

rolling pin40% of domestic violence victims in the UK are men

Yet, male and female victims of domestic violence are treated differently by society.

The charity, ManKind, which helps male victims of domestic violence (http://www.mankind.org.uk/) sought to bring this difference to public awareness by having two actors stage an argument that escalated into physical aggression

When the man was the aggressor . . .

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