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  1. News - China - SEX CRIME

    Teacher arrested in Jiangxi for molesting young pupils, giving them sexually transmitted disease

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Jiujiang, Jiangxi mimi.lau@scmp.com Suspect admits sexual assaults on seven children at rural Jiangxi school; parents complain about girls' medical treatment for genital warts Teacher held for molesting girls At least six young girls left behind by their migrant worker parents in a village in Jiangxi province were infected with genital and anal warts ...

  2. News - China

    Tragic accidents just part of a hard life for China's 60 million 'left-behind children'

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 04:32pm by WU NAN

    ... headmaster, Wang Yiyong, said the honour had changed Du- making her “much happier” and more motivated as a student. Du is not alone. Nationwide, there are about 60 million children 'left behind' by their parents, the All-China Women’s Federation’s estimates in a recent survey. As their parents leave their hometowns to seek employment in cities, these children are often left ...

  3. News - World - MIGRATION

    Romania's children being left behind as their parents seek work abroad

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 09:48pm by GDN

    ... left behind Tens of thousands of Romanian children are growing up parentless because their mothers and fathers work abroad, according to figures that raise questions about the extent and impact ... of the international non-governmental orgalisation Hopes and Homes for Children, which runs programmes in the rural north of Romania to help children left behind. "In the cities and countryside, poverty ...

  4. News - China - CRIME

    Left behind and sexually abused: the peril of China's migrant children

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... home. The incident has shocked the nation and served as a wake-up call about child sex abuse in the country, particularly involving left-behind children. "Left-behind children ... the assault clearly. Their families, especially grandparents who look after these left-behind children, often do not report the incidents out of fear of discrimination or harming the children ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Tragedies prompt action call on 'left behind' children

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Schools told to do more for young who are at risk because their parents work in distant cities Action call on 'left behind' children Schools must register so-called "left-behind" children and must pay special attention to their basic needs, the mainland's education ministry said yesterday, after several tragedies ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Boys' deaths highlight 'left-behind children'

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The story of five boys who died in rubbish bin sparks soul-searching about left-behind children Brothers' grim death no fairy tale but reality for too many Mainland news ... the fate of the five boys will be the destiny for other left-behind children," it said. raymond.li@scmp.com ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's left-behind kids cloud the country's dream

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by STASFF

    ... an hour a day. Just over a quarter of rural pupils living with both parents has regular access to the internet. Official statistics put the number of left-behind children at about 58 million- ... inequalities, especially for those left-behind children. It has the resources, but not necessarily the will. A nation that dreams of greatness must do much more in looking after the young, poor ...

  8. News - China Insider - CHILD SEX ABUSE

    ‘Left behind’ girl, aged 11, falls victim to sexual abuse by villagers

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 02:01pm by Chris Luo

    ... underscoring the vulnerability of “left behindchildren and the government’s policy of increasing protection for them. A local court found each of the accused, who come from a village near the city ... of prostitution involved in the case. The victim, who lived with her grandparents when the offences occurred, is part of a group dubbed the “left-behindchildren, whose parents are absent because ...

  9. Suspect held over murder of five children 'left behind' by parents

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than 20 million children aged between six and 16 years are estimated to have been left behind in rural areas of the mainland as their parents head to the cities in search of work. These 'left-behind' children are often prone to educational, emotional and psychological problems in the absence of their parents. ...

  10. Millions of children 'left behind'

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... it said, calling for more protection and education on defensive measures from schools and the community for girls left behind by their parents in rural areas. The report found nearly 20 per cent ... Klaudia Lee About 58 million children have been left in rural areas on the mainland, because their parents have gone to work in cities, a study has found. The report's compiler, ...




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