Published on May 7, 2016 on LinkedIn According to social media reports, Ronke Bewaji Shonde, a young mother of two, was allegedly beaten to death by her husband, on Friday May 6th at their home in Egbeda, a suburb in Lagos, Nigeria. Her lifeless body was found inside her home with her two young children, ages […]
Published on October 30, 2015 on LinkedIn According to WHO, “Intimate partner violence(IPV) refers to behavior by an intimate partner or ex-partner that causes physical, sexual or psychological harm, including physical aggression, sexual coercion, psychological abuse and controlling behaviors.” Many countries report data on IPV – also called domestic violence (DV.) Although both men and women […]
Published on October 28, 2015 on LinkedIn I read comments on an online story about a car that had gone into an Arizona Lake early in the morning of Sunday, October 19, which had a family with small children in it. One commentator wrote that he lived around the area, and he couldn’t imagine how a car […]
Published on November 11, 2015 on LinkedIn Last month, I found the Blue Shield of California Foundation Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign http://www.iwillendthesilence.com/ that allows interested persons to put their name and picture on an awareness poster that reads, “I’m NAME, and I’m helping to #EndTheSilence about domestic violence.” I made one such poster. As a health educator, […]
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, create your own #EndTheSilence picture and spread the word on social media at www.iwillendthesilence.com.
If you walk the corridors of domestic violence (DV) intervention long enough, you will hear it. DV advocates admonishing faith leaders for stepping into “unfamiliar” territories. “Don’t intervene in domestic violence cases, let us do it. If you must, get some training on DV!” The faith leaders are not sitting down passively. They speak with […]
Report: Man That Killed Wife Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Titilayo Arowolo, on June 24, 2011, the rest of her life was over. She was only 29 years old. She was married, had a daughter, worked as a banker and prior to that day, seemed set to live out the rest of her […]