Swimmers train at the Hong Kong Sports Institute in 2013. The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, has provided coaches with training on sexual harassment prevention, but more needs to be done. Photo: SCMP Swimmers train at the Hong Kong Sports Institute in 2013. The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, has provided coaches with training on sexual harassment prevention, but more needs to be done. Photo: SCMP
Swimmers train at the Hong Kong Sports Institute in 2013. The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, has provided coaches with training on sexual harassment prevention, but more needs to be done. Photo: SCMP

Letters | Hong Kong sports sector coming up short on safeguarding children

  • Simply parroting the definition of sexual abuse and exhorting people in positions of trust to behave is not enough
  • Without correcting operational defects, the risk of child abuse in Hong Kong’s institutions cannot be eradicated

Topic |   Hong Kong schools
Swimmers train at the Hong Kong Sports Institute in 2013. The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, has provided coaches with training on sexual harassment prevention, but more needs to be done. Photo: SCMP Swimmers train at the Hong Kong Sports Institute in 2013. The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, has provided coaches with training on sexual harassment prevention, but more needs to be done. Photo: SCMP
Swimmers train at the Hong Kong Sports Institute in 2013. The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, has provided coaches with training on sexual harassment prevention, but more needs to be done. Photo: SCMP
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