Member of Parliament for St. Andrew East Rural, Juliet Holness is urging women who are facing domestic violence to seek help from the relevant authorities.
Mrs. Holness made the appeal while speaking at the national launch of the Spotlight Initiative.
The initiative is aimed at combating violence against women and girls.
In giving the keynote address this afternoon (March 9), Mrs. Holness encouraged women not to accept abuse in a relationship.
At the same time, she urged persons not to turn a blind eye to the signs of violence in their communities.