The social factors that shackle victims of domestic violence
To onlookers, it seems simple: if a woman suffers domestic abuse, she should just quit the relationship. But it is not so simple as it seems
New Delhi: Even though they had been in a relationship for close to seven years, she wasn’t thrilled when he proposed to her. They were in love. He wanted to marry her and, yet, she hesitated. She thought maybe all relationships are like that. Maybe that’s how all men behave. Maybe he’s stressed at work. Maybe he won’t beat her after they are married. And, so, the woman, now 29, said yes.