A South African woman who has been abused for years by her husband has taken to Twitter to make the shocking revelation of her abuse and share photos of injuries inflicted on her by her Husband for the past four years. Amanda Cwazibe said she suffered for 4 years but stayed silent because she wanted her child to live in a two-parent home.
She said she is finally speaking up because she and her child deserve better. The woman, from Pinetown in South Africa, went on to share photos of injuries her husband inflicted on her.
See her Tweets and the photo she shared below.
While domestic violence is a global problem, it has literarily taken residence in Africa with endless stories of pains and sorrow following it. In Nigeria particularly, the epidemic has assumed a disturbing dimension that even current penalties have not been able to serve as a deterrent.
This woman’s story of abuse it’s not the first one shared online, last week we reported that a 4-month pregnant woman was suffering from domestic violence in her home. The husband is alleged to have beaten and brutalized her over his gambling habits.
According to the woman, she has been in the marriage for about 3 years now and the abuse started immediately after the marriage. The worst came jut yesterday evening when she tried to cold him about his addiction to gambling and the man wouldn’t take any of that.
He resorted to another round of battering and the woman who sustained injuries in various parts of her body has cried out for help.
In the conversation the abused woman had with a human rights activist identified as Emeka Ugwuonye, she even mentioned that the husband tried to kick her twice in her stomach, with the intent to destroy her pregnancy. But fortunately for her, she was able to dodge the kick.