Content warning: This article includes references to domestic violence and suicide.
Aulia* entered the police station one night in 2017, after her husband threw a standing fan at her head during a midnight tantrum, causing it to swell. It was her first time filing a police report, but it was not the first time he had been violent towards her.
An Indonesian woman married to a Singaporean man, Aulia has been living in Singapore since 2000. The mistreatment started early in their marriage. At first, there was constant verbal abuse, with her husband calling her useless and threatening to send her back to Indonesia.
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