Hong Kong Journal of Gynaecology Obstetrics and Midwifery

Volume 2 Number 1

Victims of Rape - Who Cares?

Dr. Philip SL BEH MBBS(HK), DMJ(Clin et Path)(Lond.), FHKAM(Pathology)
Clinical Asst. Professor (Forensic Pathology)
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

The Victims of Crime Charter has been promulgated by the Hong Kong SAR Government. This paper describes the services currently available to victims of rape and finds appalling loopholes and inadequacies in both our crisis and rehabilitative care for victims of rape. It proposes a simple and well-tested solution to our current deficiencies. Only then can the Victims Charter have meaning to the victims of rape.

Keywords: Rape, Rape Victims, Victim Care, Victim's Charter,

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