Chinese legislators are amending juvenile crime laws to remove the option of foster care or state custody for offenders below the age of 14. Photo: Shutterstock

Children who kill in China to be sent home to mum and dad under law change

  • Review comes as Chinese public still reeling after case of 10-year-old girl killed by 13-year-old boy
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Chinese legislators are amending juvenile crime laws to remove the option of foster care or state custody for offenders below the age of 14. Photo: Shutterstock
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The proposals include measures to tackle bullying both in schools and online. Photo: Shutterstock

China moves to strengthen child protection laws with measures to help those at risk of abuse and cyberbullying

  • Draft proposals would give state power to remove vulnerable children from parents or other guardians if they are deemed to be failing in their duties
  • Legislation will include first measures to tackle online bullying and strengthen protections for those at risk of sexual or physical abuse
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The proposals include measures to tackle bullying both in schools and online. Photo: Shutterstock
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