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Experts say better child welfare law needed

By Zhou Wenting in Nanjing | China Daily | Updated: 2013-06-26 06:49

Experts say better child welfare law needed

Deaths of toddlers prompt calls for checks on 'dysfunctional' parents

A system regulating the temporary takeover of custody from parents who fail to fulfill their obligations needs to be established, legal experts said after two toddlers left home alone were found starved to death.

The bodies of the two girls, ages 1 and 3, were discovered in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on Friday. The 22-year-old mother, identified only as Le by police, has been held on suspicion of murder.

Experts say better child welfare law needed

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