Despite new laws introduced in 2016, domestic violence remains a major issue in China. Photo: Shutterstock Despite new laws introduced in 2016, domestic violence remains a major issue in China. Photo: Shutterstock
Despite new laws introduced in 2016, domestic violence remains a major issue in China. Photo: Shutterstock

International Women’s Day: China looks at domestic violence, illegal surrogacy, and paternity leave

  • Legal loopholes and market demand have resulted in a commercial surrogacy boom in China
  • China’s anti-domestic violence law has been poorly enforced with victims’ reports to police often ignored or not recognised as domestic violence

Topic |   Two Sessions 2021 (Lianghui)
Despite new laws introduced in 2016, domestic violence remains a major issue in China. Photo: Shutterstock Despite new laws introduced in 2016, domestic violence remains a major issue in China. Photo: Shutterstock
Despite new laws introduced in 2016, domestic violence remains a major issue in China. Photo: Shutterstock
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