Asia Wakes Up To Animal Welfare
This news article summarizes an International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) survey, which asked people in China, South Korea, and Vietnam about their views on the treatment of animals. The study found that 90% of respondents believe “we have a moral duty to minimize suffering.” Similar results were found among British citizens, in a recent survey commissioned by the Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) Trust.
90% of those people in China, South Korea, and Vietnam felt that “we have a moral duty to minimize suffering” [of animals], and the majority would like to see legislation to protect animals.
The results of a UK study commissioned by the Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) Trust found similar results, with 91% of British adults identifying a “moral duty” to minimize animal suffering and 92% saying that a national law should reflect this belief.