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Did Hong Kong’s schools and system fail girl, 5, murdered by parents in horrific child abuse case?

  • Critics say steps taken by government since case to improve framework for flagging abuse, including reporting guidelines for schools and social workers, are not enough without a proper system mandated by law
  • Child abuse remains a serious issue in city, with cases rising by 20 per cent in the decade between 2008 and 2018

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
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