It includes a slap or a push, a black eye, cut lip, open wounds, or broken bones.
Perpetrators often use physical force and their body to injure the woman, but many times they also use any other objects they can lay their hands on to inflict the violence. Physical abuse does not always leave visible marks or scars.
– Audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world, may think they’ve seen everything.
But this year, women and girls from the red-light district of Mumbai will be treading the boards for the first time in the festival’s 70-year history.
A United Nations report has found there are 3 million commercial sex workers in India, of which 40 percent are estimated to be children.
If you think some of the statements are applicable to your situation, you may be a survivor of violence.
Physical Abuse Physical abuse is the most recognisable form of abuse.
All the actors have been helped by an , Kranti, which works to turn sex workers’ daughters into agents of social change.
They call themselves “Krantikaris,” or revolutionaries. Written by the performers themselves, the play follows the lives of sex workers’ daughters, moving from their birth to growing up in a brothel to joining Kranti.