Child Abuse and Neglect

Agonizing Question for Irish: What to Do With Children’s Remains?

Then, in technical language devoid of emotion, the report listed five options, including the estimated cost. The least intrusive choice would be to do little more than erect a memorial on the site and leave things as they are. The most ambitious would be to conduct a forensic exam of …

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‘Frost Boy’ in China Warms Up the Internet, and Stirs Poverty Debate

But the photo of Fuman shined a light on the plight of the tens of millions of so-called left-behind children who grow up in impoverished rural areas largely on their own after their parents leave to work in big cities. The social fabric that once held together the Chinese countryside …

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Beijing Kindergarten Is Accused of Abuse, and Internet Erupts in Fury

Chinese censors often expunge comments that could provoke criticism of the government or stir unrest. But they appeared incapable of silencing the eruption of emotion this time. “Calling on everyone to save these children! Demand justice for these children!” said one of the accounts that spread rapidly on WeChat and …

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