Nice Simon and Domestic Violence in Haiti drawing International Media attention

Domestic Violence is an internatonal topic and the recent incident where the mayor of the Haitian city of Tabarre, Nice Simon, was beaten by her partner Yves Leonard is beginning to draw international media attention.

Snapshot of an article on France24 in Spanish talking about domestic violence in Haiti and Nice Simon, the most recent victim
Snapshot of an article on France24 in Spanish talking about domestic violence in Haiti and Nice Simon, the most recent victim

There are a couple paragraphs that caught my attention in the article published in Spanish from france24.com

The photos of Nice Simon's injuries leaked on social networks sparked a debate about domestic violence in a country where many tolerate it, the article said.

Comments from the online reactions to the photos suggested that she may have provoked the aggression and others expressed sympathy. This illustrates the scale of the challenge, the article reads.

According to a study conducted in July 2018 by the Haitian Ministry of Health and international organizations, 17% of women and 11% of men in Haiti believe that a man has the right to hit your partner. The article again...

Really??? Wow... SMH....

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Metilet Jean Jacques says...

No men in the world have the right to lift your hand to hit a woman, I mean your wife, your baby mama

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Guy Laguerre says...

This a big problem in Haitian no respect for woman.she's not your child does not put your hands on them. that stupid any men put hands on women .put them somewhere to think about that.

Haitian men some of them

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