Analyses | Medicine and healthcare | 2019-07-18 | HKET

Is mandatory reporting the answer to the child abuse problem?



In certain countries, it is a legal requirement for professionals who come into contact with children, such as teachers and doctors, to report child abuse cases that they come across. If Hong Kong introduces mandatory reporting, can it learn from overseas experiences to help identify the cases that truly require attention?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.