I have speechlessly witnessed for a few years now stories of countless femicides in this country, as well as all types of abuse including rape, mental and physical anguish towards women. The numbers continue increasing (Peru ranks the highest in the world) and society, including the authorities, are just sitting back and witnessing these barbaric crimes in a comfortably numb mode. It’s mind boggling that people have just gotten so used to these news reports, so much so that they just seem to be numb to it all.
It is beyond my ability to comprehend how something like this can take place, taking the life of an innocent human being.
Good question. I think this is a societal, cultural, and generational issue that has been going on for far too long. Some of it can be attributed to families raising their boys to become controlling and abusive over women. On the other hand, it can also be attributed to families raising their little girls to become submissive and to endure the abuse. Ignorance and lack of education play a big role in contributing to this problem. I also know that this terrible behavior affects society at all levels of social status.
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