If it were between countries, we would call it a war. If it were a disease, we would call it an epidemic. If it were an oil spill, we would call it a disaster. But it is happening to women, and it is just an everyday affair. It is domestic violence. (Silverman and Mukherjee)
The media is awash with stories of wife killings. In several cases, the husbands’ violence was triggered by suspicion that the woman was engaging in adultery.
Mushanga’s 1988 study on criminal violence revealed that adultery is frequently a major factor in homicide and aggravated assault in Uganda.