Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - More than 70 percent of divorces in the past 10 years could be attributed to domestic violence, according to a recent report from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The ministry’s report, which reviewed 12 years of implementing the Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control, showed that about 300,000 cases relating to domestic violence were reported nationwide in 2009-2019. In 10 years, among nearly 1.4 million divorces, more than 1 million stemmed from domestic violence. There were nearly 25,000 victims treated in medical establishments and 19,000 others were provided support by social welfare facilities. The ministry said in 2009-2019, there were more than 33,000 cases of domestic violence that perpetrators were handled by authorities. However, measures handling the perpetrators were mainly in the forms of comments, conciliation and criticism in residential areas, and administrative sanctions in the form of warning or fines. Those measures … [Read more...] about Report finds domestic violence the cause of over 70 pct of divorces
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