The video of a Caribbean Mother beating her 12 year old daughter has gone viral and is causing an array of emotion and opinions around the world. The 12 year daughter shared sexual photographs with some boy via Facebook and received a whipping with a belt as her mother found out. For some reason her mother recorded the punishment and the 6 minute long video is being shared all over the net.
There are hundreds of sites, blogs and pages where people have shared the video and offered their opinions of outrage or agreement with the actions. There seems to be a 50/50 split between those who condone the behaviour and those who are horrified and call it child abuse and violence.
My thoughts? I personally agree with her actions. *Cue shocked gasps* Continue reading