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China's elderly can sue children for neglect

Country's one-child policy blamed for increasing cases of neglect in rapidly ageing population.

Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 17:50
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The government has passed a law that allows elderly parents to sue children who don't visit them.

The country's one-child policy is being blamed for increasing cases of neglect in a rapidly ageing population.

But the new law has been criticised for being too vague. Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Hong Kong.

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