Parents have the obligation to love and respect the opinions of their children as well as raise, educate, care for and protect the lawful rights and interests of their minor children or adult children who have lost their civil capacity to act or have no working capacity and no property to support themselves.
Parents must treat their children equally in the performance of their duties. Parents must not mistreat, torture or insult their children, must not discriminate against their children on the basis of gender or marital status of parents, and must not abuse the labor capacity of their minor children or adult children who have lost their civil capacity to act or have no working capacity; Further, parents must not incite or force their children to perform illegal or unethical activities.
Children have the right to be loved, respected by their parents, and exercise their legitimate personal and property rights and interests in accordance with the law. Children also have the right to be educated and learn and the right to healthy physical, intellectual and moral development. Parents must set good examples for their children in every respect. Parents must respect their children’s right to select professions and the right to participate in social activities.
When parents and children do not live together, the person who does not directly raise the child has the right to visit the child and has the obligation to support the child.
When parents commit acts infringing upon their children’s rights, some of their rights regarding access their children may be restricted or the parents may be subject to criminal prosecution.