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Chris wrote:What does "hit" include? An open-handed swat on a clothed behind (spanking), or more serious stuff like closed-fist hits, or beatings with some kind of object (sticks, belts, etc.)?
A high percentage of Taiwan's children have been verbally or physically abused at home or at school, a charity group said, urging parents and schools to create a loving and caring environment for the nation's children.
Some 31.4 percent of elementary and junior high school students in Taiwan have been hit by family members, and 25 percent have experienced verbal abuse in the forms of intimidation, insults, or ridicule, the Child Welfare League Foundation (CWLF) said, citing a survey it conducted recently.
headhonchoII wrote:The worst are the murder suicides, a few horrific cases this year again, was not really covered in the English media (which is fairly standard). The only cases I found initially were in the Philippines and Shanghai in the English press.
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