Proposed amendments to China’s Minors Protection Law reviewed empower civil authorities from county level up to step in as temporary guardians for up to a year when parents or guardians fail in their duty of care to children at risk of sexual or physical abuse or trafficking.
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Clarify guidelines on reporting child abuse

  • Officials should seriously consider the Ombudsman’s advice that education and welfare authorities should revise and align their guidelines to give clearer instructions to teachers

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Proposed amendments to China’s Minors Protection Law reviewed empower civil authorities from county level up to step in as temporary guardians for up to a year when parents or guardians fail in their duty of care to children at risk of sexual or physical abuse or trafficking.
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