“Don’t be such a sissy”, “Don’t be such a girl”, “Man up”…. These statements and more are thrown at men when they express emotions as if we are a clueless generation — MEN DO FEEL THINGS TOO! THEY ARE HUMANS FIRST OF ALL!!
When the topic Gender-based violence pops up, everyone thinks Violence against women. But there seems to be a turn of tides as more men are being abused in recent times. A report by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) shows that 1 in 4 men have been victims of [some form of] physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime.
For example, the Nigerian news media of late have been reporting a lot of women being violent to their husbands and ultimately leading to death.
The rise in this number is something that should be of great concern and should be attended to before it…
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