Stop ‘Glamourizing’ Domestic Violence! – UWI Professor

Noted psychiatrist and University Lecturer, Professor Wendel Abel, is urging sections of the media to desist from what he’s describing as the glamourizing cases of domestic violence and other incidents of criminality.

Professor Abel says the media have gone too far.

The Police have reported that over 60 people, including several women, have been killed this year arising from domestic disputes.

Professor Abel says the media also have a crucial role to play in the fight against crime.

Professor Abel says cases of domestic violence are nothing new.

He says it’s time for the country to take stock and pursue fundamental changes to its values and morals.

Professor Abel says changes also have to be made to what is considered acceptable in Jamaica’s popular culture.

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