Tag: Domestic Violence

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

| December 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

She was a beautiful brown skin Jamaican girl. You couldn’t fail to notice her swaying down the street. The grasshoppers loafing on the corner would skreet sibilant mating calls as she pass. She gathered their gaze and dashed their aspirations without a thought. Full lips, caramel complexion and as Mama would say “she well built”. […]

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Stop Domestic Violence…It starts with you!

Stop Domestic Violence…It starts with you!

| December 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

You have to love yourself before you can love anyone else. In our Caribbean, domestic violence is a stressing and pressing issue. I’m sure that 4/5 people know someone who has been or who is in such a situation. Many of the abused choose to stay in such a relationship. I say ‘choose’ because it […]

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Caribbean And The City – Summer Nightmare!

Caribbean And The City – Summer Nightmare!

| October 31, 2011 | 1 Comment

In August of this year, I met this man at a party and we subsequently started dating.  We dated smoothly for about a month before tragedy struck. About a week before the incident, he invited me to two events which were supposed to take place Friday and Saturday.  These events were a fish fry and […]

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St Vincent: Judge slams violence against women

St Vincent: Judge slams violence against women

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Senior High Court Judge Frederick Bruce-Lyle has added his voice to the public outcry regarding violence against women, which seems to have escalated in recent years. Justice Bruce-Lyle, during a High Court sitting on Monday, October 24, sent a clear message to men who seem to think they possess the right to physically abuse women. […]

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New Fashion Trend… Scars from domestic abuse?

New Fashion Trend… Scars from domestic abuse?

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Violence in any shape or form is totally unacceptable in my opinion. However in an intimate relationship setting; it is treated a bit more sensitive. There will always be differences in a relationship. Unfortunately, those differences can sometimes be very intense which actually leads to violence.   Violence is not something new in intimate relationship. […]

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