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In my opinion there is not much that can be done to help abused women. There are places that women can go to seek help such as the police, a women’s shelter, and some government agencies. However, I have seen personally that police officer’s do not care whether or not a wife is being abused or has been raped by her husband. There are many police officers who believe that a husband can not rape his wife, because it is the wife’s “duty” to please her husband in any way he sees fit. You have the choice to go to a shelter or get a grant for Domestic Violence abuse; but that does not necessarily help because with the grant the government office tells you to find a place to move to and they will pay up to $1,500.00 for expenses and deposit after that you are on your own. If the woman is being supported by her husband, then their help with the money is all for not because the victim will eventually return to the husband for security purpose and she does not know any different. This may proceed for many years to come until
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Unformatted text preview: one day she either ends up dead or in prison for protecting her self from her abusive husband. It is very difficult to get out of a Domestic Violence situation. Abused women need to become self reliant and if that means they have to endure the abuse until they do so that is sad but about the only way to get out for good. The wife will have more confidence in her self, have self respect, and will soon realize she does not need a man to take care of her. As for the women in Afghanistan, they really need some serious help, because their government allows women and children to be abused and raped. Instead of putting the rapist in jail he has the choice of marrying the victim. The insane thought process on this is that the woman is now tainted and no other man will want her because she was raped. This is a sad world and very unfortunate that women have a rough time being protected from an abuser....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course HUM 111 taught by Professor Victoriawhite during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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