Domestic abuse usually involves violence against women. There are cases though when men become the victims and the attacks aren’t always physical. That is certainly the case in Israel, where men fall prey to women who choose to abuse the laws put in place to protect them.
In one of the most poverty-stricken slums in Kenya’s capital, elderly women are increasingly preyed upon by young men who believe that raping them can cure HIV. Things are starting to change, however. With the launch of self-defence courses, women are learning physical and psychological techniques to thwart predators, empowering victims to venture outside again.