While traveling in India and reading articles or listening to televised news, I learned that incidents of violence against women and girls were far from isolated.
United Nations' 16 Days of Activism
This was a series in support of the United Nations' “16 Days of Activism” campaign to end violence against women in which stories were shared from women around the world as they work to eliminate violence against women internationally.
As an advocate I want to empower my clients, not continue to take power from them, therefore I am constantly encouraging my clients to make whatever decisions they believe to be in their own best interest.
According to the United Nations Development Fund for Women, nearly 90 percent of Afghan women suffer from domestic abuse which is often caused by close relatives.