Nowhere to Run – Victims of Domestic Violence Need Our Help

By Amanda Yeoh

April 2013 FEATURE
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At one point during the interview, Dr Prema Devaraj shakes her head in dismay and this makes me consider if the question I just asked her was off-limits. “No, no,” she clarifies. “I just don’t think that there’s enough help being offered to victims of domestic violence.”Devaraj isn’t making a sweeping statement. As programme director of the Women’s Centre for Change (WCC), she has dealt with enough types of victims to fully understand their plight. “In cases of child sexual...

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Amanda Yeoh

is a student, a writer and, of all things, a minimalist.