By: Krobea Asante Tofepa
Nartey Richard Akitiwa Nuer, a teacher at TEMASCO and his anti-domestic violence group ‘Akyerekyerefoo’ have released a hit song, advising women to file for divorce against husbands who beat wives.
Mr. Richard Nartey, leader of the group, disclosed this to media today and expressed worry about the way some women in Ghana are molested daily to the extent that they get wounds and facial marks; they however cover up with make ups or stay indoors to avoid the shame.
Speaking to Mr. krobea Asante Tofepa of News Afrika Online and DSW Group earlier this morning, he explained that, men are to love their wives and wives to become submissive however if all things fail, men are banned from laying hands on women.
He advised, “Women who suffer from abuse in marriage to seek immediate asylum from their parents or report to the Domestic violence and victims support unit.
The gender ministry headed by Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba has a major role to play in ensuring the safety of women under the guise of marriage, he said.