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Barbados: Courts Send Message that Women are Nothing

Categories: Caribbean, Barbados, Citizen Media, Human Rights, Law, Women & Gender

“Men again learned that no matter how badly you beat women, they can always be pressured to drop the charges. Police learned that it is useless to treat an assault on a woman seriously. The judge learned that assault charges are a waste of time when a West Indies cricketer is involved”: Barbados Free Press [1] reports on a recent case of domestic violence.