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parents in China According to reports, children who abuse their children may soon find themselves in timeouts under a proposed law that would force them to instill in youth “love the party, the nation, the people and socialism”.

China’s parliament is expected to consider a draft family education promotion law this week that, if passed, would punish parents by ordering them to participate in family education guidance programs if prosecutors supervise them. identify children in the U.S. as delinquent or otherwise problematic, Reuters reported Monday.

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A draft version of the proposed law, which will be debated by the National People’s Congress during its standing committee session, also encourages parents to set aside time for children to rest and exercise.

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“There are many reasons why adolescents misbehave, and the main reason is the lack of inappropriate family education,” said Zhang Tiwei, spokesman for the Legislative Affairs Commission for the NPC.

The bill would also require parents or guardians in China to teach their children to “love the party, the nation, the people and socialism.” The Independent told.

According to a draft version of the bill, they are also expected to instill in children a sense of “respecting the elderly and caring for the young”, which is the latest attempt by China to find that its young citizens are at home. how to behave. to Reuters.

Children have a class at a primary school in Nanjing, Jiangsu province of China in September.  China's parliament will this week consider a new law that, if passed, would penalize parents for mistreating their children.

The country’s Ministry of Education has recently considered how many hours children should play video games, banning Minor in August from online games during school days And capping weekend play in just three hours.

China’s state-controlled media condemned online gaming at the time: “Spiritual Opium” Due to which an entire generation is at risk.

Education officials also cut homework assignments for students in China and banned after-school tuition in key subjects on weekends and holidays, citing the heavy toll on students, Reuters reported.

Children give hand-made fans to their grandparents at a kindergarten in Lianyungang city of Jiangsu province in eastern China in October.  A proposed law in China would penalize parents or guardians if their children misbehave.

The education ministry urged young Chinese men to be less “feminine” in December, promoting sports such as football instead of “blind” worship of Internet celebrities.

The Independent reported that the Family Education Promotion Law prohibits parents from using “violence” to get their children in line, but encourages children to be “thrifty and frugal” while cultivating a “positive character” in their care. urges.

This article was first published in the New York Post