Chinese city tries new method to fight domestic violence
25 July 2020 | 7:00 am
This July, one Chinese city tried something new to tackle domestic violence. In Yiwu, people can now consult their partner's criminal record before getting married. The decision comes as the country saw a spike in cases of abuse because of lockdown measures
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