Reports of domestic violence have increased during coronavirus lockdowns. Photo: Shutterstock Reports of domestic violence have increased during coronavirus lockdowns. Photo: Shutterstock
Reports of domestic violence have increased during coronavirus lockdowns. Photo: Shutterstock
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

China’s long recorded history of domestic violence started with a palace scandal

  • The laws have long been skewed towards men, with the Han dynasty enslaving women who hit their husbands
  • An increase in domestic violence has been one of the more disturbing consequences of coronavirus shutdowns

Reports of domestic violence have increased during coronavirus lockdowns. Photo: Shutterstock Reports of domestic violence have increased during coronavirus lockdowns. Photo: Shutterstock
Reports of domestic violence have increased during coronavirus lockdowns. Photo: Shutterstock
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