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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Social media contest invites controversy with violence against children theme

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:24am by WU NAN

    ... reddened cheek in silence. "Violence in parenting is still entrenched in Chinese culture," said Dr Long Di, a family psychotherapist at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. "Many Chinese ... I think that violence has no place in parenting." She said people of her generation, raised in the 1970s, had a different approach to parenting than their parents' generation ...

  2. Dating students prone to violence

    Posted Jul 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn 52pc admit having assaulted a partner, survey reveals More than half of university students claim to have used violence at some point in their lives while dating, a study has ... by a partner. The survey, part of a continuing international study of dating violence involving 31 universities in 16 countries, asked students whether they had assaulted or injured partners, ...

  3. News - World - ITALY

    Italian girl's murder spurs unanimous vote on anti-domestic-violence treaty

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Rome Domestic violence pact backed after girl's death Italy's lower chamber of parliament ratified a European treaty against domestic violence as the country buried its latest woman murder victim: a 15-year-old girl stabbed and burned alive, allegedly by her boyfriend. The issue of Italy's rising tide of violence against women has been ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Family violence in Hong Kong mars reputation of a 'safe' city

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Family violence mars a 'safe' city Hong Kong is famously a safe city with a low murder rate. That gives an impression that all is well. Yet three apparently unrelated recent cases seem to tell a different story. They involve extreme violence and anger against family members, and they should not be dismissed as merely more instances of domestic violence ...

  5. News - China - CASE NOTES

    A clear definition of domestic violence is needed to curb the crime

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ng Tze Wei

    ... Ng Tze Wei Two recent marital violence cases have spurred lawyers and women's rights groups to demand a law change- and save one woman's life Clarity would curb domestic violence A law setting out a clear definition of domestic violence and its punishment is urgently needed on the mainland, as two cases remind us this month. The first is the tragic story of Sichuan woman ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Many domestic violence cases not reported: poll

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

    ... 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 ... not know that what they had been subjected to was a form of domestic violence or sexual harassment. "They might have experienced something that fits the definition, but did not know it," ...

  7. News - China - GENDER

    Chinese women post nude photos online to fight domestic violence

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Women post provocative photos of themselves online to challenge people's prejudices and demand a law against violence in the home Nude campaign in fight ... of an anti-domestic violence law. They decided to take matters in their own hands rather than wait for the government to act. Xiong Jing, a 24-year-old web editor with a graduate degree in gender studies, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Cookery lessons help heal victims of domestic violence

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Christian group helps victims of domestic violence relieve mental stress and rediscover hunger for life through therapy in the kitchen Cooking is the right recipe for healing These women have certainly tasted bitterness in their lives- but now, through cooking, they are learning to experience some finer flavours. All the women are victims of domestic violence ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Wife-beating has no place in modern China

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... Lijia Zhang Lijia Zhang says changing the conservative mindset that normalises domestic violence in China will not be easy, but the support for two women in recent cases has been ... of hell". I met Chen, originally from Liaoning, last year, while researching a book on prostitution. I was reminded of her story by two recent high-profile cases of domestic violence. In one case, ...




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