Sunday, February 26, 2012
The Latest on Forbes: Global Terrorism And The World Conference Of Women In Washington, D.C.
It’s already Monday in other places like Hong Hong and Sidney, Australia. Wherever you live, you can bet someone is weeping and saying prayers over their recently buried loved one, kneeling on cold, hard ground over one who was murdered and silenced by intimate partner violence.
One out of every three women around the globe has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime, and the person who is controlling and violent toward her is either a former, current or newly severed relationship. Yet, when we read about a bride being burned or a woman stoned to death in a third-world country, we gloss over the information provided in the news story, often dismissing those killings as uncivilized, excusing the inhumane murders as if to say, “That’s halfway across the globe.” To read the rest of the article click the link below: