July 6, 2011

NEWS / RADIO / SURVEYS: Children-parent relations in Hong Kong still a work in progress

A survey by the online radio station "Voices of Youth (VOY)" of the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (HKCU) and "UNICEF Young Envoys" found that verbal violence and "emotional maltreatment" of children are quite common in Hong Kong.

Parents complain about the misbehavior of their children and worry about them - often for good reasons. Raising children is not easy. It is financially burdensome and emotionally testing. Given the huge sacrifices that parents have made for their children, parents generally would expect that their children should at least be grateful.

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