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National Council of Women’S Organizations

Hope Beyond Domestic Violence

Juwita Suwito | Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact
Juwita Suwito

Domestic violence remains a grave social concern in Malaysia, affecting and disrupting the lives of entire families. The Domestic Violence Act (DVA) was passed in 1994 after almost a decade of advocacy efforts, but still, according to the Royal Malaysia Police and Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, 3173 cases were reported in 2010.