Amended Domestic Violence Act to cover male victims and emotional abuse cases as well

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  • Monday, 03 Apr 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: The amendments to the Domestic Violence Act, which had their first reading in Parliament on Monday, will expand their scope to protect men as well as women, said Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim.

The Women, Family and Community Development Minister told a press conference that the Act would effectively protect anyone in a household who is subject to abuse.

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