Why People in Abusive Relationships Struggle To Leave

Trigger warning: Domestic Violence Domestic violence is a serious societal issue that (according to international statistics) is the most common form of abuse experienced by women. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced abuse in relationships. Factors that contribute towards gender-based violence according to WHO are gender inequality […]

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Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

Unfortunately we live in an imperfect world where not everyone has good intentions when pursuing and entering into a relationship. According to statistics compiled by experts from the universities of Cape Town and Stellenbosch, 50% of murder cases in South Africa are cases of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women. Experts say that cultural and […]

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