Please, this is totally unrelated but you guys should pardon the diversion.
So I have been awake all night pondering on how best to deal with the situation at hand. My neighbour has a househelp that is being beat up occasionally and very generously at those times cos I always happen to hear her cries and “please” to her madam and the sound of the lash from my flat above as well. I have always had this urge to go on a rescue mission but Le hubs always quench such thirst.
Now yesterday was different because I happened upon this young lady as I came back from work, she was soaked in tears and at first glance, I saw marks with streak of blood on her arms. My heart dropped and I stopped her and asked please what happened and who did this to you, she was shaky with tears and waved me off, I insisted and followed her with more questions; but she practically ran away from me, up the stairs and into their flat and banged the door, that was when I heard the madam’s voice, she was inside and close by the door.
I went upstairs and told my hubby that this was it as am going there to meet the woman, my husband said ok not now as the atmosphere must be tensed in there so it doesn’t turn a confrontation, pick another day in the weekend and go talk to her.
How do I meet this woman without losing my cool as I do not want to endanger the poor househelp and at the same time I don’t want to put myself in the harms way.
The househelp has been in that household since her early teenage years as she’s been schooled since JSS 2, she’s now in SS3 and should be around 17 years or 18.
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