October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the United States. It’s November in Canada. I don’t know why the difference, but it lends itself to me writing about it for the next few weeks. In the U.S. statistics say that three out of four people know someone who is or has been a victim of […]
Epiphany: “Oh, my God, I am an abused woman… I have been an abused woman for years.”
Statistics indicate that abused women are in danger even after they leave their abuser.
Although the women’s rights movement still has a long journey ahead, every now and then I look back at how things were not so very long ago, particularly if I catch a glimpse of an older TV show or movie. Men went to work and women stayed home. Women cooked, cleaned, washed, prepared, chauffeured, decorated, […]