PTSD And Violence Against Women

Jun 1 2013 @ 6:40pm

We often see them as separate issues, especially with the PTSD and suicide epidemic among soldiers returning from war and the horrible, systematic crisis of sexual assault against women in the military. And most often they are. But they can be connected. And sometimes they should be. Patrick Stewart gives a truly moving and beautiful account of domestic violence against his own mother in his own childhood. But what I admired most about his impromptu speech was his insistence that ending domestic violence against women is above all the work of men. Men alone can end this – and must.