How Can Peace Begin at Home If Home Is the Most Dangerous Place for Women?
In November, the United Nations (U.N.) released a report that led to shocking headlines: home is the most dangerous place for women. According to the U.N., around 87,000 women were killed around the world in 2017. Approximately 50,000 of those women — or 58% — were killed by intimate partners or family members. This translates to 6 women being killed every hour by people they know. With numbers like these, it is little wonder that the U.N. has concluded that home is the l