Domestic violence is being treated as a threat to social order, according to analysts. Photo: Shutterstock
Domestic violence is being treated as a threat to social order, according to analysts. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese city targets domestic violence – but links to drive to discourage divorce spark concerns

  • An initiative in Jiaquan city means that officials with a history of domestic abuse could be denied promotion
  • Analysts warn that it treats domestic abuse primarily as a threat to social stability and goes hand in hand with efforts to promote traditional values

Domestic violence is being treated as a threat to social order, according to analysts. Photo: Shutterstock
Domestic violence is being treated as a threat to social order, according to analysts. Photo: Shutterstock
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