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 Rakeyia was abused by her husband, Moro, for five years before an innovative project was introduced in her rural village Rakeyia was abused by her husband, Moro, for five years before an innovative project was introduced in her rural village Credit: Simon Townsley
07 December 2018

“Now I feel safe”: UK funded project reduces domestic violence by 50 per cent in rural Ghana Featured

“Don’t speak to me like that,” a man shouts at his wife, throwing a barrage of accusations before he slaps her across the face and punches her in the stomach. “Have some respect!” 

Laughter erupts among the two hundred or so onlookers, for this exaggerated exchange is not real. Village leaders in Asibrim, a rural community in Ghana’s central region, are demonstrating how a small dispute can escalate into violence - and how to avoid it.

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