An increase in suicides among young people has reinforced concerns about the effects of compelling children to undergo home learning in place of face-to-face education. Photo: Dickson Lee
An increase in suicides among young people has reinforced concerns about the effects of compelling children to undergo home learning in place of face-to-face education. Photo: Dickson Lee
SCMP Editorial
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Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Dealing with the dark side of Hong Kong school closures

  • Suicide rates among the city’s young have risen since pandemic control measures were introduced and experts believe there is a link between the two

An increase in suicides among young people has reinforced concerns about the effects of compelling children to undergo home learning in place of face-to-face education. Photo: Dickson Lee
An increase in suicides among young people has reinforced concerns about the effects of compelling children to undergo home learning in place of face-to-face education. Photo: Dickson Lee
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