Madiha Latif

Madiha Latif

The author is a Political Science, Economics and Global Studies major. She works at Bolo Bhi, a digital and gender rights advocacy group. She tweets as @madiha_latif (twitter.com/madiha_latif)

Her husband beat her and other women told her it’s probably her fault

A very recent Facebook discussion on a closed group brought light to an important issue: domestic abuse. The victim, *Humaira said she was distressed about the fact that her husband was not spending time with her so she voiced her concerns. Her husband reacted with anger; he shouted at her and grasped her tightly around the neck.    She then asked them, “Should I leave him?” Whilst there were certain sane voices that urged the woman to leave the hostile environment and remove herself from a dangerous situation, even if it were for a temporary period of time, there were many others ...

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