Domestic abuse victim Carol Chan (not her real name) in Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong. Violence against women takes many forms, an activist for women’s rights says. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Domestic abuse: why many suffer in silence, and the support groups in Hong Kong helping women deal with abusive men

  • Violence against women takes many forms: physical, sexual and psychological, and often occurs at home. One woman tells her story and how she escaped her abuser
  • United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women aims to bring global attention to the problem
Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
Domestic abuse victim Carol Chan (not her real name) in Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong. Violence against women takes many forms, an activist for women’s rights says. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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