Response To Domestic Violence

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Response to Domestic violence Even now that we are conscious of domestics violence around the Globe, it is still a major challenge that face the World. There had been a lot of awareness on some parts of the World, but there are still some countries that need to do more particularly Africa and Asian 's Nations. United States and other developed Nations have done enormously well in tackling Domestic Violence but yet will have to continue to strengthen the criminal Justice system. Educational Programs on Domestic violence should play an important role in government Agenda both Federal, States and local government. According to WHO, in (2014), one in three women experiences physical or sexual violence. It is very saddening that women have to …show more content…
African men treat domestic violence as if it is a form of disciplining their wives and children which are very vindictive. In these African Nations were domestic violence is not consider domestic violence, women voices are never heard. Men in these Nations will unnecessary beat on their wives for reasons like not catering, cleaning up their home, taking care of their children and washing their clothes. These domestic violence acts are not handle as serious offenses or criminal cases. African nations are doing very little in tackling domestic violence and due to that most Africa women rights are been infringed, depraved from getting educations and getting some jobs opportunities that men occupied. However, there are other factors that leads to men been domestically violent; cultural orientation or norms, which they believed strongly that women should always be their subordinates and they do have little say in decisions or other family matters. However, thanks to NGO 's and other organization like (WHO) for helping women to realized that they make a major impact on societies, the world and beyond by getting education and moved up to better lives. In regards to this, Governments in Africa should do more to help women by implementing and enforcing laws that will protect and prosecute those who are offenders of such …show more content…
For the continent of Africa, domestic violence still has very long way to reach the level of reforming the criminal justice system to protect victims in Africa and other Nation. In regards to that, there have been tremendous changes in African countries through the helped of some Global Organizations. What have been observed by some Nations is that the Public Affairs are doing little when it come to an awareness of domestic violence. every citizen of these Nations should be vigorously involved as well as community base organizations and victims should also be willing to come forward with these

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