I must apologise for my second post on violence against women, but I felt compelled to write this to highlight the issue of the abuse many women face from their boyfriends/husbands. This story saddens me and makes me think that as women we are still victimised and abused. Now I also want to say as much as people want me to say this is the product of Asian women getting into relationships with Western men, I won’t talk about that but talk about the more serious issue of women being murdered and abused in the name of control by the man. Also this happens in all types of relationships, and violence against women, does not discriminate based on race or religion.
In this case, he 24 year old woman, who is known as “Chen” is a college student in Taipei. Her boyfriend, who is known as “Dennis” is 40 years old and from Canada. Dennis beat Chen pretty badly, beating her to the ground, where her glasses got crushed on the street. There were traces of blood found on her bag as well. This was done in public on the street, and I can’t imagine the fear Chen would have felt. According to Taiwan News: