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1

Wha is gender based abuse?

When a person takes advantage of the other person's gender and abuses them.

2

Why are women often considered an easy target for abuse?

They are usually the physically weaker than males and are therefore an easy target for men to pick on.

3

Why would a man abuse a woman?

He may have been drinking or just comes home tired and moody, and then expresses his frustration/anger by abusing his wife.

4

What are your ideas on gender based abuse?

When men abuse women and children, it's actually a violent, cowardly way of letting all his frustration out.

5

How are women protected from abuse?

In the Constitution, women's rights are protected in the Bill of Rights. It is against the law for a man to abuse a woman, whether she is his wife or not.