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Domestic Violence

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Q Would you like to pay your utility bills at MTR stations?

Saturday, 28 August, 2004, 12:00am

Dating students prone to violence

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 found.

Some 9.5 per cent of respondents said they had injured their partners during the assaults.

11 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Sibling rivalry

When I had my third child, I assumed life would carry on pretty much as normal. After all, I was an old hand. I could cope with the sleepless nights, the crying, the feeding - in fact, anything the new addition threw my way. But I'd forgotten about my two-year-old.

29 May 2004 - 12:00am

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Q Should there be an inquiry into the handling of Kam Shuk-ying's complaints?

16 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Survey reveals follow-on effects of domestic violence

Two-thirds of children who have witnessed domestic violence say they themselves would use violence as a solution, according to a study by social workers.

3 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Study highlights main areas of public discontent with police

'Unnecessary remarks' and 'bias in disputes' are chief gripes

A study of complaints against police has shown 'unnecessary remarks' by officers and accusations of bias in disputes are significant sources of public dissatisfaction.

10 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Taking to the road with anti-violence message

A charity aimed at helping victims of domestic abuse is planning to spread the message of family harmony by going on the road - with the help of Operation Santa Claus.

Harmony House is appealing for $500,000 through the annual fund-raiser, which will pay for a specially equipped truck called the Harmony Express.

20 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Restaurant workers held over acid attack

A waitress suffered burns to 70 per cent of her body when two masked attackers hurled acid at her as she finished work at Tsim Sha Tsui's Crystal Jade Restaurant yesterday.

A manager of the restaurant and its head waiter have been arrested, but no charges have been laid against them.

7 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Family members to blame for abuse of elderly

The abusers of the elderly are likely to be the people they care for most - their children and spouses, recent research shows.

8 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

20pc of elderly mentally abused, poll finds

More than one in five elderly people are subjected to psychological abuse - mostly by their own children, a Chinese University study has found.

Three out of four abusers in the survey turned out to be the victim's children, while of the remainder, 21 per cent were their spouses and 4 per cent their grandchildren.

14 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Man may have forced mother to beg

Social welfare chiefs are investigating claims that a man forced his 80-year-old partially handicapped mother to beg on the street in Central.

The inquiry comes after a report in a Chinese-language newspaper yesterday claimed that the 52-year-old man regularly took his mother to the pedestrian subway leading to the Star Ferry pier at about 5pm each day.

29 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Husbands take a beating as wives lash out

SCMP, November 20, 2002

By Patsy Moy

The number of Hong Kong men being beaten by their wives has soared in the past four years as men lose their position as breadwinners and women become more assertive.

Four times as many men complained of being abused by their spouses last year compared to 1998, according to Social Welfare Department figures.

25 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Brutal truth

Actor Feng Yuanzheng is a despised man. Some strangers curse him to his face, others slash his car's tyres. But the man who portrays China's most famous wife-beater, Dr An Jiahe, in the mainland television drama Don't Talk To Strangers, understands their anger and doesn't regret arousing their emotions.

20 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Brutal truth

ACTOR FENG YUANZHENG is a despised man. Some strangers curse him to his face, others slash his car's tyres. But the man who portrays China's most famous wife-beater, Dr An Jiahe, in the mainland television drama Don't Talk To Strangers, understands their anger and doesn't regret arousing their emotions.

19 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Department's support to families has been strengthened

I refer to the letter from Hilton Cheong-leen of the Hong Kong Civic Association, headlined 'Is enough being done to curb domestic violence?' (South China Morning Post, June 12), in which he appealed for more to be done to assist families faced with problems in order to prevent tragedies. I echo his appeal.

19 Jun 2002 - 12:00am