The Problem of Domestic Violence!

February 1, 2021
Channel 5 Belize

Gender-based violence is a serious human rights violation with major social and developmental implications from an individual to a familial level that extends wider to the community and society.  Domestic violence has psychological, behavioral, physical, and sometimes deadly consequences. It is a growing problem across the world, and when we look closer at home – there are many efforts to combat this issue.  The numbers show that domestic violence disproportionately affects women and girls.  Reporter Andrea Polanco has the story.

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