A survey by Against Child Abuse found 49 per cent of child respondents said they had experienced corporal punishment from their parents. Photo: Shutterstock
A survey by Against Child Abuse found 49 per cent of child respondents said they had experienced corporal punishment from their parents. Photo: Shutterstock

Nearly half of Hong Kong children report facing physical punishment, emotional abuse common: survey

  • Against Child Abuse conducted poll between last November and January, revealing psychologically abusive disciplining methods are common
  • Survey found 49 per cent of child respondents encountered corporal punishment, while 68 per cent experienced scolding from their parents

A survey by Against Child Abuse found 49 per cent of child respondents said they had experienced corporal punishment from their parents. Photo: Shutterstock
A survey by Against Child Abuse found 49 per cent of child respondents said they had experienced corporal punishment from their parents. Photo: Shutterstock
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