The festive season notwithstanding, bullying is rife in Hong Kong. The suppressed sobs of children who have endured physical, psychological or emotional abuse remain as chilling as ever. Hong Kong defines bullying as malicious and repetitive acts which harm others in situations where there is an imbalance of power. Such circumstances are all too common.Although the Commission on Children was launched in mid-2018, with a mandate to advance child interests, it has yet to advance plans to combat…
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