What is different about whiteribbon.org is that the scholarly work under way attempts to understand domestic violence as something both men and women suffer from, and something that both men and women participate in. Domestic violence is understood as a tragedy, particularly when there are children involved, witnessing and often suffering from violence themselves, because this is likely the key way a new generation of abusers is born. If we sincerely want to address the problem of domestic violence, we need to understand it as first and foremost a human tragedy.
Only addressing half the problem will solve nothing.
October 28, 2014
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