Keyword: Domestic Violence

Report on social organizations fighting domestic violence published

The China Foundation Center published the “Report on the Status and Needs of Anti-Domestic Violence Social Organizations” on April 15, with the support of the EU representative group in China and the Asia Foundation. The passing of China’s law against domestic violence in 2016 gave a sort of legal recognition to social organizations dealing with domestic violence, but there is still a lack of information on this sector, which this report seeks to dispel. The report shows that since 2011, anti-domestic violence organizations have grown greatly in number. 62.3% of the organizations interviewed for the report were founded after 2011. The report had seven major findings: Anti-domestic violence organizations are distributed …read more

Yunnan releases implementation measures for the mandatory reporting of domestic violence

It has been reported that the government of Yunnan Province recently released the Implementation Measures for the Mandatory Reporting System of Domestic Violence. Yunnan is the first province in China to introduce specific implementation measures regarding the mandatory reporting of domestic violence. The promulgation of the “Measures” will provide a basis for the responsible departments to discover and report domestic violence and play an important role in preventing it, as well as protecting the interests of those who have no or restricted legal capacity. The “Measures” defines the main body of responsibilities for the mandatory reporting of domestic violence, so that the way in which the reporting should be carried out and …read more