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Report on the Prevention and Intervention of Domestic Violence in Hong Kong

Report on the Prevention and Intervention of Domestic Violence in Hong Kong

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It is hard to believe that such the domestic violence, as a crime, could happen commonly at home where love, care and protection should be in place. Fighting crime at home makes the issue more complicated, this review is to suggest strategies in bringing multidisciplinary effort to make changes which may be the most difficult part of the reform that may help built a peaceful family, community and society.
It is hard to believe that such the domestic violence, as a crime, could happen commonly at home where love, care and protection should be in place. Fighting crime at home makes the issue more complicated, this review is to suggest strategies in bringing multidisciplinary effort to make changes which may be the most difficult part of the reform that may help built a peaceful family, community and society.

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Published by: Pablo Chan on Jul 02, 2011
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Peace at Home:
Report on the Review of the Social and LegalMeasures in the Prevention and Intervention of Domestic Violence in Hong Kong
Department of Social Work and Social AdministrationThe University of Hong KongHong KongJune 2005
 
 i
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Chan, Ko Ling, Ph.D.Department of Social Work & Social Administration,The University of Hong Kong
RESEARCH TEAM
Chiu, Man Chung Andy, Ph.D.School of Law, Charles Darwin University,Darwin, AustraliaChiu, Lai Suen Elsa, M.Soc.Sc.
Enquiries
Department of Social Work & Social Administration,The University of Hong Kong,Pokfulam, Hong KongTel : (852) 2859-2077Fax : (852) 2858-7604Email : eklchan@hku.hSuggested citation: Chan, K. L.; Chiu, M.C. & Chiu, L.S.(2005).
Peace at home: Report on the Review of the Social and Legal Measures in the Prevention and  Intervention of Domestic Violence in Hong Kong.
[A Consultancy StudyCommissioned by the SWD of the HKSAR]. Hong Kong: Department of Social Work & Social Administration, the University of Hong Kong.Final draft: June, 2005
This study is commissioned by the Social Welfare Department and  funded by the Lotteries Fund.
 
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Table of Contents 
Table of Contents iiAcknowledgements iiiAbbreviations ivExecutive Summaryv1. The Background of the Study12. Essential Elements Contributing to Effective Prevention and Intervention 93. Existing Criminal Justice and Welfare Systems in Handling DomesticViolence in Hong Kong184. Major Findings 335. Legislation of Mandatory Treatment in other Jurisdictions 596. Court-Mandated Batterers’ Intervention Programmes 1007. Domestic Violence Policy and the Reform of Legal Measures 1148. Reform of the Domestic Violence Ordinance1439. Summary of Recommendations 168Appendices 174

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