A child walks past a flower-themed mural in Kam Tin on January 2. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has noted that the pandemic has had serious socioeconomic impacts on children and that child protection risks are emerging daily due to efforts to contain the coronavirus. Photo: Winson Wong A child walks past a flower-themed mural in Kam Tin on January 2. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has noted that the pandemic has had serious socioeconomic impacts on children and that child protection risks are emerging daily due to efforts to contain the coronavirus. Photo: Winson Wong
A child walks past a flower-themed mural in Kam Tin on January 2. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has noted that the pandemic has had serious socioeconomic impacts on children and that child protection risks are emerging daily due to efforts to contain the coronavirus. Photo: Winson Wong

Letters | As Hong Kong aims to fight the coronavirus together, don’t leave out children

  • The government must tell the public what policies and arrangements have been made to ensure the rights and well-being of children have been looked after
  • It must offer child-friendly information and directly communicate with children to live up to its slogan

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A child walks past a flower-themed mural in Kam Tin on January 2. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has noted that the pandemic has had serious socioeconomic impacts on children and that child protection risks are emerging daily due to efforts to contain the coronavirus. Photo: Winson Wong A child walks past a flower-themed mural in Kam Tin on January 2. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has noted that the pandemic has had serious socioeconomic impacts on children and that child protection risks are emerging daily due to efforts to contain the coronavirus. Photo: Winson Wong
A child walks past a flower-themed mural in Kam Tin on January 2. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has noted that the pandemic has had serious socioeconomic impacts on children and that child protection risks are emerging daily due to efforts to contain the coronavirus. Photo: Winson Wong
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