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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To prevent sex abuse, child's welfare must be made the top priority

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:56pm by PRIYA VIRMANI

    ... Priya Virmani Priya Virmani says shame associated with child abuse and lack of robust background checks make India a breeding ground for paedophiles Cycle of abuse Last month ... be read as more cases coming to light. For far too long, India's institutions have colluded with society to keep the problem of child abuse quiet. People are aware of what is happening yet ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian malnutrition fund used to fix buses

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 06:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai A fund of millions of dollars raised to help malnourished children in western India has been diverted to maintain public buses, a report said on Friday. The “Child Nutrition Surcharge” was set up 16 years ago to collect a small percentage of each bus ticket fare in major cities in Maharashtra state, where thousands of children die from malnutrition ...

  3. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Orphan's seizure by officials after wellwishers gave millions exposes child welfare shortcomings

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 02:46am by Mimi Lau

    ... of child welfare The story of an orphan snatched away this week from a Shenzhen school by officials who neglected him for years sparked an uproar. Yang Liujin, a 14-year-old boy from ... Affairs said there were 712,000 orphans nationwide, of whom only about 14 per cent were covered by the public child-welfare system. Also in 2010, the central government issued a regulation ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Is boarding school right for your child?

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:38pm by Linda Yeung

    ... following revelations earlier this year of child abuse cases at 64 independent schools over a 27-year period. A further 36 independent schools were linked to child abuse through unresolved ... and schools have since developed rigorous child-protection measures. Schools admissions policies is another issue. One former teacher of a college offering GCSE, A-level and foundation courses (which ...

  5. News - China - POPULATION

    One-child policy helped nation, leaders say, but others point to families' suffering

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:07am by Reuters

    ... grandparents who may have just one grandchild to dote on. Zhang Bowen, born in 1985, said modern life on the mainland presented double stress- as an only child, he alone is responsible for the welfare ... Reuters in Beijing One-child policy benefited nation; families paid Communist Party leaders have praised the one-child policy for preventing the mainland population spiralling out ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CHILD WELFARE

    Father leaves his three children to fend for themselves

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... were found on them," a police officer said. The Social Welfare Department said social workers would help with the children's welfare needs. The child neglect case came to light ... to the department's statistics, there were 465 new reports of child abuse in the first six months of this year, and 877 in the whole of last year. Nearly 9 per cent of the 465 cases involved neglect. ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    'I’m not a child abuser,' says reinstated running back Adrian Peterson

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 09:25am

    ... take very seriously any matter that involves the welfare of a child. At this time, however, we believe this is a matter of due process and we should allow the legal system to proceed so we can ... Agence France-Presse in Minneapolis Minnesota Vikings star facing charges of child abuse for injuries he caused when disciplining his son Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, ...

  8. News - China - WELFARE

    Seven children freeze to death in Hubei orphanage

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... died from illnesses. The allegation quoted a woman who worked at the Shiyan Public Welfare House as saying all the children had gangrenous hands or feet because of frostbite. She said ... requires local governments to spend a minimum of 1,000 yuan a month caring for each child in a public orphanage.   ...

  9. News - China

    Legacy of one-child policy could have consequences for elderly welfare

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com A landmark study shows mainland's elderly still get significant support from their children, but the one-child policy could change that forever ... of middle-aged and elderly people on the mainland, shows that even when elderly parents do not live with their children, there is typically a child living nearby. Only 38 per cent of mainlanders aged 60 ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Better nutrition to combat stunting

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Stunted growth in the first months of a child's life means permanent stunted development of the brain and cognitive capacity, and usually condemns the sufferer to a lifetime cycle of poor ... Goals (MDGs) have not been reached, notably on extreme poverty and hunger, child and maternal health, and combating HIV and Aids. Under-nutrition contributes to one-third of child deaths ...




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