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Activists Welcome China’s 1st Domestic Violence Law

Activists largely welcomed China's first national anti-domestic violence law on Monday, although some criticized the apparent omissions of sexual violence and gay couples. The law approved Sunday by China's legislature will take effect in March, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

Women's federations and civil organizations have been pushing for a law to protect victims of domestic violence for more than 10 years. In that time, almost all the country's provinces have instituted regulations against domestic violence.

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