AN ALLEGATION OF SERIOUS CONCERN THAT MUST FOCUS ATTENTION TO THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL IN DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE CASES

AN ALLEGATION OF SERIOUS CONCERN THAT MUST FOCUS ATTENTION TO THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL IN DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE CASES

Posted by : Posted on : 07-Apr-2015

Tuesday 7 April 2015 Solomon Star Newspaper. Letter to the Editor.

Many readers of your newspaper this morning at home and abroad would have been utterly appalled to have read the article alleging that a mother on Ulawa Island in the Makira Province was left paralyzed last Saturday following an argument with her partner who, allegedly, was intoxicated at the time.

This latest domestic violence atrocity, if true, must re-focus the attention of all those concerned with looking into the causes of family and domestic violence to what I have always said is a major contributing factor and that is alcohol abuse.

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