Woman who stayed with abusive spouse for 40 years shows need to beef up laws against family violence

Centres specialising in handling family violence are seeing a steady rise in cases, the task force revealed.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A housewife in her 60s stuck it out with her abusive husband, who rained blows on her over 40 years.

This man bashed her until she miscarried in their earlier days of marriage and, more recently, fractured her rib cage.

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