Violence Against Women Worldwide
- she has burnt the food,
- she has argued with him,
- she has gone out without telling him,
- she has neglected the children, or
- she has refused to have sex with him.
These findings were quite alarming to me, especially because 2005 research by the World Health Organisation (WHO) indicated that a higher rate of violence occurs when it is accepted or justified. For example, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where 64% of women are victims of violence by men, 76% of women also agree that a husband is justified in beating his wife for at least one of the five above reasons (ICF…
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