Thursday, September 10, 2009


Take a peak at the following article. It saddens me and amazes me that women all over the world believe it is ok for husbands to hit us.

Questions for thought:
How does our culture influence these views?
What gives any man whether be a husband, boyfriend, acquaintance, or complete stranger the right to hit any woman?
How can you we help to change these women’s view?

I would love to hear what you think!

- Sabrina

A Global Look At Women's Attitudes Toward Domestic Abuse
by Jen Nedeau category: Health
Published August 20, 2009 @ 10:06AM PT

Nothing makes it OK for a husband to hit his wife, but for some reason there is a large percentage of women that think it is somehow acceptable as shown in this graphic from Global Health Magazine,

According to this data from UNICEF, there is an alarming percentage of women who believe it's OK for their husbands to physically abuse them. I wish I could understand how domestic violence makes sense in these countries, and tell these women that no one deserves to be hit. We need to eradicate that type of thinking if that is the reason behind some of these startling

Editors Note:
The image "Percentage of Women Who Believe It's OK For Husbands To Hit Them" uses data from UNICEF, but the image itself is from GLOBAL HEALTH magazine, published by the Global Health Council, a non-profit organization. The magazine focuses on a number of issues that impact women worldwide - including a story on survivors of the Rwandan Genocide who contracted HIV and/or became impregnated as a result. Feel free to join their readership here.

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