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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. Help the children

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a second'- is organised by young envoys of the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef). According to Unicef, about 1.2 million children are being exploited each year by adults around the world. Child trafficking, which is common in the poor regions of Africa and Asia, has become big business, generating US$10 billion every year. Many children are forced into prostitution, while others ...

  7. Hongkongers may dodge new tax after U-turn

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Post were critical of the new rule and said they were confused about the motivations behind the policy. 'This is another fresh example of the Chinese government spoiling the business ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. Third of China's city-dwellers are still second class citizens

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the same study. But it's not just in terms of employment opportunities that unregistered migrants lose out. They seldom have access to public housing, their children may be refused entry ...




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