A student rests his head at a primary school in Gucheng township of Hefei, Anhui province, in September 2015. The 61 million migrant workers in China’s countryside are vulnerable to emotional and development problems. Photo: Reuters 
Lijia Zhang
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Lijia Zhang

Left-behind children a poignant reminder of the cost of China’s development

Lijia Zhang says in the run-up to Children’s Day on June 1, China should take action to help the millions of children living away from their migrant worker parents

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A student rests his head at a primary school in Gucheng township of Hefei, Anhui province, in September 2015. The 61 million migrant workers in China’s countryside are vulnerable to emotional and development problems. Photo: Reuters 
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