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Employers have role in tackling domestic violence

They can check in regularly, over calls or texts, with employees who are at risk; as well as signpost support services such as Aware's Women's Helpline.

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Many victims disclose their abuse to trusted colleagues, making these colleagues an invaluable bridge to provide information about helpful resources, such as family violence specialist centres and shelters.

AS DOMESTIC violence cases surged at the beginning of Singapore's circuit breaker, attention was duly paid to how family, friends and neighbours could provide support to those at risk of abuse.

However, there is an overlooked group of people who may be an invaluable source of support for...

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