Gender based violence: Do not suffer silently

Some acts of violent behaviour practices daily against fellow human beings make one wonder where the world is headed, SOLOMON MWIJE writes For decades, gender-based violence (GBV) has been recognised as a violation of human rights and freedoms. GBV is any violence directed to anyone on the basis of their gender, whether in private or public, resulting in physical, sexual, mental, or socio-economic harm or suffering. Females disproportionately suffer more from violence compared to males because the gender stereotypes place them on the weaker side of the gender dichotomy. According…

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