According to a Social Welfare Department report, the number of child abuse cases in Hong Kong rose 6.2 per cent to 947 last year, the highest since 2013. Photo: Alamy

Hong Kong children cry out for law to battle abuse

A shocking rise in the number of cases and an outcry over sentences considered too lenient for brutal parents are fuelling calls for action

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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According to a Social Welfare Department report, the number of child abuse cases in Hong Kong rose 6.2 per cent to 947 last year, the highest since 2013. Photo: Alamy
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