6 Ways to Fight Domestic Violence
Domestic violence may not be the leading issue in today’s times, but it is disheartening to learn that it still exists. Without going into the blame game, what one should understand is that any kind of social ill proliferates and becomes stronger due to advocacy from somewhere it is totally uncalled from. Not that it is the women who are at fault, but the fact that some women choose not to speak up about the issue and silently bear every torture and every insult that they are subjected to is one of the reasons why domestic violence has still not been completely eradicated form our society. But if you know someone who is a victim or you yourself are a victim of this social ill, it is time to take action. No more keeping quiet, let’s put the criminals behind bars! Listed here are the 6 ways to fight domestic violence.
1. Fight back
Obviously, no one is asking you to hit the culprit or fight him in the traditional sense. You should protest any kind of misbehavior or suffering you are unjustly being subjected to. You should not quietly suffer anything and everything and give more power to the wrongdoers.
2. Educate yourself
There are laws against domestic violence. If you did not know that, you know it now, and you should now educate yourself more about it. There are now special help centers for women who are suffering and are victims of domestic violence. Make use of these services and do not let the culprit control your life.
3. Speak out
You cannot keep quiet and expect that things will sort themselves out. Things will probably eventually get better, but after having done considerable damage to you. This, you must never let happen. So you should speak out before it is too late.