Family violence cases on the rise in S'pore amid Covid-19 pandemic

Social workers say victims are under more duress if the couple both work from home, given the continual threat of abuse.
Social workers say victims are under more duress if the couple both work from home, given the continual threat of abuse.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - She was a professional in her 30s and, for more than five years, endured in silence brutal abuse from her violent husband.

He was controlling, checked on her calls and was prone to flying into a rage if he did not get what he wanted. And he took it out on her.

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