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Tuesday
Jan132009

Aid to male victims (Taiwan)

New rules passed by the Legislative Yuan included welfare aid to male victims of domestic violence and the families in which the children are in the care of their grandparents. The reduction of tuition for children of such families and those with low income attending colleges or universities will be raised to 60 percent from the current 30 percent. Lawmakers voted to extend assistance to more families in view of the increasing male victims of domestic violence and grandparents faced with financial burden when taking care of the third-generation children. Such financial support will now not be limited only to female victims.

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