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Domestic Violence


Types of Domestic Violence  
Section.65 (8) of Women's Charter
Assault
Threat
Continuous harassment
Violence
Abuse
 
DIFFERENT TYPES OF ABUSE:
(Extracted from Straits Times
Jun 25, 2000)

 

Verbal/emotional abuse
"I did an act of charity by marrying you"
"You're good for nothing - not knowing how to care for the house"
" You are a woman full of defects"
"You are fat and ugly"
Abuse
 
Economic abuse
"I did an act of charity by marrying you"
He gives her an allowance, then take it back
 
Pyschological abuse
Banging a kitchen table when talking
Turning off water and electricity when his wife is bathing
Making spot checks on wife at workplace

( This is for general information and not to be taken as a legal advice)
 
 
 
   
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