One in 4 children lives with mother victim of domestic violence

One in 4 children lives with mother victim of domestic violence

Case of the kidnapping and death of 4 brothers in Orlando raises the issue of violence against children and women in the family environment

Four brothers were victims of their father and stepfatherPlayback / InternetThe case of 35-year-old Gary Lindsey, who kept four children in private jail before killing them and committing suicide in Orlando earlier this week, raises questions about the safety of children and women in the family environment.Worldwide, one in four children under the age of five - 177 million - live with a mother who is a victim of domestic violence.The figures are from the study "A Family Face: Violence in the lives of children and adolescents" by Unicef, published in 2017.Lindsey is strongly suspected of assaulting his girlfriend, who according to local media would be the mother of the four children, the two youngest also being the offender's daughters.The most talked about version of the kidnapping followed by the death of the children is that he went into a rage after seeing her leave home to ask for help after being beaten again.Pictures of domestic violence do not necessarily lead to tr...


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