Spence said that even though women have used a sex strike in seeking to end civil war, she did not believe the strategy would be successful in Jamaica because some women were quick to cast blame on other women. Gender activist Nadeen Spence shares a similar sentiment of caution. But Palmer Adisa believes that one way of achieving a paradigm shift in Jamaican culture and relationships is to recruit men as loud voices in the fight against patriarchal violence. Twenty women were murdered by their partners between November and December The accused reportedly went to Homestead in Spanish Town where he attacked the second woman, the mother of another child of his, with a machete, chopping her, too. A social enquiry report was also requested by the court.