- A Chinese kid went viral after he was caught kicking his mother’s stomach inside a hospital in Guangzhou
- According to the uploader, the 10-year old got angry when his mother didn’t let him use his cellphone
- Several Chinese netizens blame the boy while some found fault in the child’s upbringing instead
For almost four decades now, most people believed that the one-child policy was the perfect solution for China’s rapidly-growing population. However, a research revealed that the same regulation resulted a low fertility rate and faster-aging citizens for the country.
As for its sociological consequences, China admittedly suffers from the “Little Emperor Syndrome.” This view was greatly observed in their country wherein only children gain excessive attention from their parents and grandparents. Due to this, they grew up pampered from real life scenarios and have uncontrollable actions even in public.
Netizens finally saw this syndrome firsthand when a video of a 10-year old Chinese son kicking his mother in the stomach went viral. The kid tried to kick her 5 times just because she didn’t let him play with his cellphone.
The 8-second clip showed how the kid unabashedly harmed his helpless mother. The child’s grandmother even tried to shield the woman from the kicks but failed to do so.
The video was believably taken in a corridor inside a hospital in Guangzhou.
Chinese netizens couldn’t help but to get angry at the situation. One of them even said that “If this were my kid, I would beat the snout out of him.”
However, an expert and also some commenters agreed that the problem lies with the parents of the boy. They were convinced that if the parents only disciplined their child properly then this wouldn’t happen in the first place.
As extreme as the situation was, this wasn’t the first time this was witnessed amongst the children in China. In 2016, two children were caught destroying an art attraction inside a museum in Shanghai. What made it worse was that their own mothers were documenting them the whole time while smiling.
In the end, the museum decided the keep the piece originally titled “Angel is Waiting” and renamed it to “Broken.” To serve as a reminder on how it got its name, they play the footage on loop beside the art piece.
In another part of the world, a woman was also abused but the perpetrator was her own husband.
Several lawmakers were proposing to allow each family in China to have two children instead of one.