Domestic violence categories under fire

Citation:

Tam J. Domestic violence categories under fire. South China Morning Post [Internet]. 2013.

Date Published:

30 July, 2013

Abstract:

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1292868/domestic-violence-cat...

The police system for classifying domestic violence cases may be abetting family tragedies rather than preventing them, a women's group says. Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse said yesterday the police categories of "domestic violence" - which warrants urgent follow-up - and "domestic incident" - which doesn't - meant many marginal cases were being ignored.

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