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  1. The children's champion

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Even before moving to Thailand, Malina Zlatkova Enlund had heard stories about children being subjected to sexual abuse and then sold to human ... of several safe houses for trafficked and sexually abused children in Cambodia in 2009. She has since helped put together a collection of victims' stories called For Their Tears I Died, ...

  2. Right balance vital to safeguard our children

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Striking a balance between protection of children and the rights of sex offenders who have paid their debt to society can be a difficult task. Yet Hong Kong's current system provides hardly any safeguards to shield children from sexual predators in child-related occupations. The Law Reform Commission makes the point that societies which have introduced comprehensive defensive ...

  3. Children forced to work in factories

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Children as young as 13 years old were sent to work in sweatshop factories in Dongguan, Guangdong under 'summer job' schemes backed by their parents ... to be technically legal because the parents signed waivers saying they would not ask for compensation if their children were injured in the workplace. According to the CCTV report, teachers brokering ...

  4. Cab chat

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... and for our children. I think we were a bit spoiled in the past when the economy was providing us with a comfortable living. We became lazy thinking it would last. If we had been more involved ...

  5. Protesting children bought off with gifts

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan About 25 children held a protest against welfare cuts outside the Social Welfare Department headquarters in Wan Chai yesterday, but seemed confused about their mission. The young protesters were chanting slogans such as 'Senior officials know nothing about the community's difficulties and ignore children's welfare', but became jubilant when ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... train example', December 21). He was appalled to find that many commuters on the MTR do not offer their seats to the elderly, pregnant women and women with young children. He said ... industrial area to establish a barging point 'to take the spoil from the construction of the MTR extension to Ap Lei Chau'. It has better roads and access than Victoria Road and Sha Wan ...

  7. Complaints about helper agencies rise

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a maid with childcare experience, only to discover that the woman's experience was in looking after elderly people. The maid had claimed to have looked after children for four years, but the employer soon learnt that she did not even know how to hold a baby, and on one occasion she mixed raw eggs into the children's food. The maid also had a disability affecting her fingers, ...

  8. Home is where the work is

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... after just one month in the job for a variety of reasons,' Leung says. 'They might feel overwhelmed by having to care for the severely ill or the aged. Some find children too unruly or employers too mean.' They give a month's notice, but some employers, fearing their aged parents or children will be badly treated during this time, ask them to leave immediately, Leung ...

  9. Hong Kong would grind to standstill without hard-working helpers

    Posted Jan 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... during which they will have washed one or two cars, walked the dog, bathed, dressed and packed lunches for the children of the household and served the family breakfast. She then gets the children to school, shops for meals and does the cleaning, laundry and ironing. Picking the children up from school she ferries them to various lessons for several hours. Returning home, she ...

  10. Voucher scheme slashes kindergarten teachers' pay

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... union president Fung Wai-wah said. The scheme was introduced by the Education Bureau in 2007 to provide subsidies for parents sending their children to non-profit-making kindergartens. For five ...




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