More focus on equipping S'pore workplaces with support for victims of domestic violence

Bosses and co-workers may be able to spot signs of abuse in a colleague, and offer help and guidance to the victim, if they are trained and set up to do so.
Bosses and co-workers may be able to spot signs of abuse in a colleague, and offer help and guidance to the victim, if they are trained and set up to do so.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

SINGAPORE - Bosses and co-workers may be able to spot signs of abuse in a colleague, and offer help and guidance to the victim, if they are trained and set up to do so.

Because of the hours spent at workplaces, the Government and its partners hope to make them another layer of touchpoints offering support for those who are affected by domestic violence, said Minister of State for Social and Family Development Sun Xueling.

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