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Study on Relationship Abuse Finds Almost 80% of Men Have Committed “Violence” Against Their Significant Other

Study on Relationship Abuse Finds Almost 80% of Men Have Committed “Violence” Against Their Significant Other

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – According to a report compiled by researcher Hong Yeong Ho at the Korea Institute of Criminology, 1,593 men out of 2,000 who were surveyed responded that they had committed “acts of violence” towards their significant other. Hong’s paper takes an expansive view of “acts of violence” by including actions [...]

Police to Double Manpower in Response to Rising Domestic Violence

Police to Double Manpower in Response to Rising Domestic Violence

SEOUL, April 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Police in Seoul said Saturday that they will double the number of officers in charge of handling domestic violence cases and implement stronger measures to protect victims. The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency (SMPA) announced the measures, noting that the number of family violence cases reported in the capital city [...]

Gwangju Police Transform into Superheroes, Protect Child Abuse Victims

Gwangju Police Transform into Superheroes, Protect Child Abuse Victims

GWANGJU, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Officers from the Gwangju Metropolitan Police Agency (GMPA) dressed up as Avengers characters Thursday as part of a street campaign to raise awareness of child abuse.  Also present were mannequins representing child abuse victims, and participants put on a performance in which the superheroes defeated the villains who were [...]