Under the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, domestic violence has also emerged, becoming one of the snowball effects. In the past year, many social welfare organizations in Hong Kong have received a large number of requests for assistance.
Staying at home to avoid the pandemic can lead to "cornered beasts" and domestic violence. Many of the long-standing family frustrations eventually lead to breakdowns. To learn about domestic violence in Hong Kong; how the abused and abusers struggle when facing domestic violence; how to mend the scarred relationships that persist, go to this link to watch Sunday Reports' special edition - "Escape". (Cantonese only)