Family values stem from Confucianism, which promotes female submission

By: Xueli Wang and Jianli Yang – Aug 09, 2022

China is coming to grips with domestic violence, and the judiciary is taking up measures to combat the menace after a series of high-profile cases recently highlighted the plight of domestic violence victims, sparking nationwide outrage.

As education, awareness and employment make their way across the country, more and more women are speaking up about domestic violence. It has elevated to a national concern in recent years. The latest data is not available, but past figures show how severe and alarming the problem is.

Way back in 2010, the National Bureau of Statistics of China and the Third Survey of Social Status of Women said 24.7% of women in the 20-64 age group experienced domestic violence in various forms. Women’s support groups on average received between 40,000 and 50,000 complaints of domestic violence annually… [Continue Reading]