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Girls in Conflict with the Law in Hong Kong and Guangzhou
January 28, 2021 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
“One issue we’ve been thinking about is how and whether these declines are connected in some way with changes in how young people interact and engage with social media, spending less time, perhaps, in public spaces. It gives us pause to reflect on what this means in relation to where juvenile justice policy has gone from the early 1980s throughout the 1990s and into the early 2000s.” – Karen Joe Laidler
“For males we find that weak parental attachments predict theft and violence. Whereas for females, a weakened belief in the legal system predicts theft, but not violence, for female youth street gang members.” – Eric Chui
“We are hoping over the next few years, national legislation will enact more detailed regulations on how to implement the specialized schools for the juveniles (for reform). And we are hoping they can set up rules to officiate how to put the boys and girls into those specialized schools so that we can see how gender perspectives could be applied in the juvenile justice system.” – Zhang HongweiIf you missed this event, you can watch the recording here.