Task force on family violence moots better protection for victims, rehabilitation for perpetrators

Raising penalties and strengthening rehabilitation for those who commit family violence — these are among the key thrusts of 16 recommendations put forth by a task force to the government. The recommendations are aimed at breaking the cycle of family violence. They complement year-long conversations on women’s development that will culminate in a white paper next year. Other recommendations focus on legal protection for victims. These include amending the Women’s Charter, so those who breach Personal Protection Orders face harsher penalties.

Subscribe to our channel here: https://cna.asia/youtubesub

Subscribe to our news service on Telegram: https://cna.asia/telegram

Follow us:
CNA: https://cna.asia
CNA Lifestyle: http://www.cnalifestyle.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/channelnewsasia
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/channelnewsasia
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/channelnewsasia