The pain of domestic abuse felt by women and men
In the first of a two part series, an overview is taken of the devastating impact of domestic abuse in Irish life. By Justin Frewen.
It is only in the last couple of decades that the world has focused on the horrific levels of violence perpetrated against women in times of war. Although women and girls have been the victims of sexual violence and other forms of aggression for several millennia, their plight has generally been relegated to the footnotes of historical accounts.