Happy abuser’s day

As is customary this time of the year, we are once more reminded to observe and commemorate what is termed “16 days of activism for No Violence Against Women and Children. Personally I won’t be commemorating the two weeks, for the simple reason that I don’t even get what that is all about.

Child abuse, sexual and domestic violence are among the most destructive experiences afflicting women and children.

The prevalence of such violence takes an enormous toll on the lives of individual victims as well as the larger society, through innumerable behavioral, health, psychological, and economic consequences.

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Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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