New Laws to Protect Victims of Family Violence

On 4 July 2023, amendments to the Women’s Charter were passed to strengthen protection for victims of family violence and facilitate better rehabilitation of perpetrators. Under the new law, “family violence” refers to physical, sexual, emotional and psychological abuse. The Women’s Charter provides statutory protection for victims of family violence…

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child victims of family violence telling to stop

Illegal Wildlife Trafficking in Singapore: Offences & Penalties

Singapore’s record in combating illegal wildlife trafficking has long been the subject of criticism by the international conservation community. Singapore recently proposed some amendments to its laws on illegal wildlife trafficking which signals an intention to increase enforcement efforts in this area. These amendments also seek to curb the use…

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