Parental incarceration refers to the event where either or both parents are imprisoned. This can impact the well-being of the child, especially so when a divorce is also involved.
One of the factors that drive couples to divorce is family violence. It can refer to the following:
Purposely or attempting to inflict harm or impose fear on a family member
Carrying out an act that knowingly would cause hurt
Under Singapore law, married women are protected from rape by their own husbands. A man who forces his wife to have sex with him can be guilty of an offence under Penal Code s 375(4) in certain circumstances stated below:
For victims of domestic violence in Singapore, it is imperative that they know their rights and seek legal help immediately in order to protect themselves and their loved ones.