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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Domestic violence by women against men on the rise

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Rising gender equality blamed for leap in cases of attacks on men by women Women are increasingly using violence against their husbands and boyfriends, according to figures from the police and Social Welfare Department. A social worker said women are facing growing pressure outside home as many have to make a living to support their family. Those who cannot find ways to ease ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1080206/domestic-violence-women-against-men-rise
  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Plea for action on domestic violence

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Johnny Tam

    ... of women's rights when threatened with domestic violence. But she said the government had not done enough to prevent abuse. "Domestic violence still happens on a daily basis nowadays," she ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Advocates mark 10th anniversary of family's killing with demand for more protection Plea for action on domestic violence Ten years on from the shocking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466505/plea-action-domestic-violence
  3. News - World - CRIME

    One in 14 women sexually assaulted, first global estimate of abuse concludes

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 09:01pm by AFP

    ... estimates of violence. Overall, 7.2 per cent of women 15 older said they had been sexually attacked at least once by someone who was not their intimate partner. "Our findings indicate ... in the centre (10.7 per cent) and west (11.5 per cent). The figure for North America was 13 per cent. "We found that sexual violence is a common experience for women worldwide and in some regions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1426596/one-14-women-sexually-assaulted-first-global-estimate-abuse-concludes
  4. News - China - CRIME

    Zhejiang man arrested for arranging sex tests in Hong Kong for pregnant mainland women

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 12:05am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... have arrested the owner of a clinic who allegedly helped pregnant women find out the sex of their fetuses by sending their blood samples to Hong Kong for tests. The arrest of Chen Jiguo, 35, ... to take blood from pregnant women's veins for tests on their fetuses' sex. He had allegedly arranged such tests for nearly 300 women by the time he was caught in February. Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1486420/zhejiang-man-arrested-arranging-sex-tests-hong-kong-pregnant-mainland
  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong women 'being kept in slave-like conditions in Sydney brothels'

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Australian media shines spotlight on possible collusion of some travel agencies in trafficking of women into harsh conditions in sex trade Hongkongers 'slaves' in Sydney brothels Hong Kong women are being kept in slave-like conditions in Australian brothels and some local travel agencies are facilitating the abuse, according to media reports ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1479269/hong-kong-women-slave-conditions-sydney-brothels-reports-say
  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Many domestic violence cases not reported: poll

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man, Hedy Bok

    ... "only the tip of the iceberg", it said. It suggested that the Legislative Council's panel on welfare services form a subcommittee on violence against women. The government should also ... Joyce Man, Hedy Bok Many domestic violence cases not reported: poll About one in four women in a recent survey said they had been victims of domestic violence, but fewer than one in 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1133236/many-domestic-violence-cases-not-reported-poll
  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Six cats found dead on rooftops in Tsuen Wan

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... should be set up to bring abusers to justice. "It would also help if animal abusers were given longer sentences, which would send a message to society that we would not tolerate violence against animals," she said. Cruelty to animals carries a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of up to HK$200,000. Studies have also shown that many serial killers start out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1481173/six-cats-found-dead-rooftops-tsuen-wan
  8. News - China - CRIME

    Chinese police to receive special weapons training in wake of terrorist attacks

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 02:30pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... officers "legally, regularly, effectively use weapons to stop or deter crime in a timely manner when handling violence that severely threatens public security", Xinhua said. Teams ... year, 449 policemen and women died on duty, the highest toll in five years, according to the Public Security Ministry. Although nearly half of these deaths were attributed to physical exhaustion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1464612/police-receive-intensive-weapons-training
  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Rugby Sevens drinkers warned of 'powerfully-built' women thieves who dumped fan in a rubbish bin

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:28am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Gangs lure victims with sex, police say, as one man thrown in bin, another loses HK$10,000 'Powerful' women preying on rugby drinkers: warning Police have warned rugby fans and other revellers to be on their guard as the Sevens approach after learning that groups of African women using sex as a pretext for theft have been preying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1458666/rugby-sevens-revellers-warned-powerfully-built-women-who-prey
  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Erwiana to return to Hong Kong to assist in assault case against former employer

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 06:45pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... against three domestic helpers. The case was due to resume last week but was adjourned to April 29. Prosecutor Rosaline Leung asked for the delay in Kwun Tong Court because she said she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1463947/erwiana-return-hong-kong-assist-assault-case-against-former-employer

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