To silence the cries of pain and injustice is to rape the soul.
Wherever you live, someone was murdered and silenced by intimate partner violence. One out of every three women around the world has been beaten and abused at least once in her lifetime, and the person who is abusing her is usually an intimate partner. “Violence against women and girls is a universal problem of epidemic proportions,” says Sue Else, national director of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, who is an expert in the field of domestic violence issues for more than two decades. Susan B. Carbon, director of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women says, “(intimate partner violence) is the most pervasive human rights violation that we know today. It devastates lives, fractures communities, and stalls development. Violence against women is intimate terrorism, and it’s universal.”
But what happens in our country when a woman is suddenly found beaten or murdered by her partner? The news may give it a back page spot, but more than likely it won’t even…
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