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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

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Rising gender equality blamed for leap in cases of attacks on men by women Domestic attacks on men on the rise Women are increasingly using violence ... a living to support their family. Those who cannot find ways to ease their pressure may resort to violence. Police recorded 961 cases of domestic violence across the city in the first six months, ...

  2. Where violence in home is just a private affair

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... nine, five and three- see domestic violence as normal. Li, founder of the 'Crazy English' language learning method which has millions of young followers, publicly apologised, but still ... survey of more than 3,500 married men and women in Zhejiang, Gansu and Hunan provinces showed that 34.7 per cent experienced domestic violence. As the UN marks the International Day ...

  3. Lawmakers back censure of activists using violence

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Lawmakers at a Legco panel yesterday endorsed motions to censure the use of violence by activists at a by-election consultation seminar two weeks ago ... at the Science Museum, accused his critics of hypocrisy. He said: 'We should find the sources of social conflict- it's hypocritical to just condemn any kind of violence indiscriminately.' ...

  4. Violence sparks fears of infiltration

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Simpson Cheung Leaders of demonstrations against Hong Kong's government and police have, for the first time, raised the possibility that extremist infiltrators, or even 'undercover agents', could be behind the increasingly v ...

  5. Editorial condemns use of violence in protests

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... yesterday of the use of violence to protest against social injustice. It mentions two incidents in the past week- the bombing of a government building in Tianjin, and an attack in which a female ... the use of 'violence to fight the government and social injustice' were 'back-pedalling in society,' adding that the way to eliminate injustice was to improve the rule of law, ...

  6. Unite against violence

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Albert Cheng Hong Kong society has become increasingly politicised, and political conflicts and violence are spreading beyond the Legislative Council. Social conflicts are rapidly ... no matter whether the public agrees with the action. But in civilised society, we all have to abide by one important principle- never to use violence as a tool to achieve our goals or as a way ...

  7. NGO gets HK$5m boost to help victims of family violence

    Posted Mar 31st 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... programme for victims of family violence, giving help especially to those whose cases are subject to judicial proceedings, Social Welfare director Patrick Nip Tak-kuen said yesterday. 'The government is committed to combating domestic violence and has continuously provided new resources to enhance the preventive, supportive and follow-up services for victims of domestic violence ...

  8. Hypocrisy evident when it comes to homosexuality

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... partners from domestic violence. To meet the concerns of lawmakers, religious conservatives and parents' groups about implicit recognition of same-sex unions, the domestic violence ordinance had to be renamed the Domestic and Cohabitation Relationships Violence Ordinance. A good deal of hypocrisy lies behind attitudes towards homosexuality. It is an open secret that some ...

  9. Children suffer as HK social development slows, study finds

    Posted May 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... indicates family life has worsened to a 'desperate' level, with more divorces and domestic violence, while children have become the hardest-hit social group. The index, drawn up ... There were 34.7 separations for every 100 marriages two years ago. And the number of reported domestic violence cases per 100,000 households jumped to a record 319.6 in 2008. It was 211.9 in 2006 ...

  10. Stand up for women's rights

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the world, men have been destroying women's dreams for thousands of years. According to the United Nations, as many as 70 per cent of women worldwide experience violence, usually at the hands of men they know well, most often their husbands or partners. Violence against women takes place all over the world, but it is an especially serious problem in Africa and Asia. A particularly bad ...




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