In the rural villages, with no walled in barricades, security surveillance, the man in the house has to be prompt in defending his family against any harm. It is just what men do and women expect nothing less.
Fatherhood is a man’s most important life’s work and for that very reason, it cannot be limited to bringing up your own offspring.
It is troubling when the recurring media narrative is seen to tolerate violence towards men and packages it as amusement between hard news. It is akin to endorsing the idea that male victims of spousal violence asked for it and thereby belittling their truth.