Students stand in line on the first day of school. According to a new survey, about one in five primary school children in Hong Kong suffer from depression. Photo: Sam Tsang Students stand in line on the first day of school. According to a new survey, about one in five primary school children in Hong Kong suffer from depression. Photo: Sam Tsang
Students stand in line on the first day of school. According to a new survey, about one in five primary school children in Hong Kong suffer from depression. Photo: Sam Tsang
Alice Wu
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Opinion

Alice Wu

What is Hong Kong doing for its cold, hungry, stressed and depressed primary school kids? Not nearly enough

  • Alice Wu says Hong Kong must recognise that it needs to do more for children suffering from depression, kids on welfare, and even gifted children. But how much of the educational system is the city ready to change?

Students stand in line on the first day of school. According to a new survey, about one in five primary school children in Hong Kong suffer from depression. Photo: Sam Tsang Students stand in line on the first day of school. According to a new survey, about one in five primary school children in Hong Kong suffer from depression. Photo: Sam Tsang
Students stand in line on the first day of school. According to a new survey, about one in five primary school children in Hong Kong suffer from depression. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.