Recently, a woman died in Nigeria due to constant abuse and domestic violence from her husband, leaving behind her two beautiful children. But we wonder why neighbors do not intervene when they sense abuse happening next door.
“If your husband beats you well you will change,” says one woman
With the surge of domestic violence in Nigeria, BattaBox presenter Timothy asks some people on the streets of Lagos – Would you intervene if you hear your neighbor beating his wife? Some of their replies were alarming…
“Some women don’t know how to cook,” says one woman who tries to justify domestic violence
“Beating your wife is like beating yourself,” replies one man
But sometimes, people do not like to get involved in couples business even when the woman in question is being abused.
“The best thing is to invite the police to intervene,” replies one lady