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  1. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Teenager's death sheds light on brutal discipline at military-style camps for internet addicts

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 08:11pm by Chris Luo

    ... and continued to kick her,” the injured teenager was cited as saying in recalling the fatal incident. Eventually the 19-year-old stopped breathing before medical staff called by the treatment camp ... amounting to abuse. In 2009, a 15-year-old boy from Guangxi province died from being severely beaten by trainers just two days after arriving a camp treating internet addiction. The incident sparked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1534046/teenagers-death-sheds-light-brutal-discipline-military-style
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    More teenage girls joining street gangs

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... workers and 12 more former clients to be employed there. Of the 150 staff at the centre, 50 are former drug abusers, street kids or ex-offenders. Foundation chairman Peter Cheng Kar-shing said: ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Social workers say girls are taking over from the boys as leaders, and some as young as six being exposed to triad culture, sex work and drugs More girls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1115453/more-teenage-girls-joining-street-gangs
  3. News - World - SOCIETY

    700 million women abused by their partners, says World Bank report

    Posted May 15th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington 700m women abused by their partners More than 700 million women worldwide are subject to physical or sexual violence from their husbands or partners, ... in formal positions of power around the world. The impact of teenage pregnancy, another type of limitation on agency, is deep, the report says. One in five women in developing countries becomes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512857/700-million-women-abused-their-partners-says-world-bank-report
  4. News - World - SOCIETY

    Everyday Sexism website a global hit, much to British founder Laura Bates' surprise

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... a colleague's casual comment to unreported rapes. Many tell of assault, threats of violence and verbal abuse in public places. Others report seemingly innocuous behaviour and comments. One woman tells ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557017/everyday-sexism-website-global-hit-much-british-founder-laura-bates
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Teenagers found pimping peers through messaging apps: welfare group

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Teenagers found to be pimping their peers Some teenage girls are now pimping their peers through smartphone messaging applications, a youth welfare association revealed as it warned teenagers of the risks of "compensated dating" over the festive season. In one of the Federation of Youth Groups cases, a 16-year-old girl was found to have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1384605/teenagers-found-pimping-peers-through-messaging-apps-welfare-group
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Parents reject on-the-spot drug tests, survey says

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... of the public to submit to a drug test based on "reasonable suspicion" related to their behaviour or the presence of drugs nearby would invite abuse of authority and possible infringement of human rights, according to the Salvation Army. Parents also believed the "Rescue drug-testing scheme" could drive drug abuse even further underground. The Christian organisation has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1404132/parents-reject-spot-drug-tests-survey-says
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversial solicitor is no Lam to the slaughter

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Tony Cheung

    ... "beautiful rhetoric". "I am angry that many people are disrupting the social order and the rule of law by abusing the name of justice," Lam said. Those remarks caused a split within ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536410/controversial-solicitor-no-lam-slaughter
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    No need to criminalise stalking, say legislators

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:36am by KC NG

    ... is the reason police seldom entertain complaints against paparazzi harassment. But human rights and journalism groups are concerned that a law could easily be abused by the government to suppress civil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534239/no-need-criminalise-stalking-say-legislators
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hongkongers facing an era of change as mainland reforms pick up steam

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Oliver Chou

    ... by the university's party secretary, he said. Chen lamented the prevailing abusive language used on social media by the discontented among the mainland's grass roots, which he said could develop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523997/hongkongers-facing-era-change-mainland-reforms-pick-steam
  10. News - World - SOCIETY

    Even popular teens bullied at school, not just outcasts, says US study

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:13pm by NYT

    ... and queen are safe. Researchers say that the more popular teenagers are, except for those at the very apex of the fragile high school hierarchy, the more likely they are to be bullied, perhaps ... in the United States, write that traditional views of bullying, reported by nearly a fifth of teenagers, tell less than the whole story. "For most students, gains in status increase the likelihood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464156/even-popular-teens-bullied-school-not-just-outcasts-says-us-study

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