Briefly Sur­vey: Wives ad­mit Nu­clear power plant will float to abus­ing hus­bands

China Daily (Canada) - - CHINA - By ZHOU WENTING in Bei­jing shouwent­ing@chi­nadaily. com.cn

China will start con­struc­tion of a float­ing nu­clear power sta­tion by the end of this year, a se­nior cor­po­rate ex­ec­u­tive said. The fa­cil­ity, de­signed to pro­vide power for off­shore oil and gas drilling, is­land de­vel­op­ment and re­mote Do­mes­tic ar­eas, violenceis sched­uled­cases in to whichbe put hus­bandsinto op­er­a­tion­are thein vic­tims 2019, are said on Sun­the rise, Qin, ac­cord­ing chair­man to of a Na­tion­al­sur­vey taken Nu­clear af­ter Corp.the first anti-do­mes­tic vi­o­lence law took ef­fect on Tues­day.

In some provinces, more fe­males than males ad­mit­ted they in­flicted vi­o­lence on a spouse, ac­cord­ing to a sur­vey pub­lished by Babytree.com.

In Guizhou prov­ince, nearly 70 per­cent of the fe­male re­spon­dents in the poll said they had en­gaged in ver­bal abuse, phys­i­cal vi­o­lence or hear­ing-im­paired ba­bies are born each year, the cen­ter’s fig­ures show. Cur­rently, there are fewer than 10,000 au­di­ol­o­gists in China, far be­hind the 53,000 the coun­try needs coldto tackle wars hear­ing-im­pair­men­ta­gainst their hus­bands, prob­lems,while only Long52 per­cent­said. of the male re­spon­dents said they had en­gaged in such be­hav­iors, in­clud­ing scold­ing or hu­mil­i­at­ing or forc­ing sex on their wives.

Nearly 2,500 mar­ried men and women par­tic­i­pated in the poll, with roughly half of them in the 25 to 30 age bracket.

“Al­though some of the be­hav­iors, such as a cold war, are not in­cluded as be­hav­iors of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence in the law, they cause men­tal suf­fer­ing in the long run, and the mar­riage falls apart in some cases,” said Zhu Mei­hua, a pro­fes­sor at East China Univer­sity of Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy.

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