Children with disabilities at the Shanghai Children's Home orphanageWelfare Institute, in China. Photo: Zigor Aldama

China’s abandoned children: Shanghai orphanage shows how far care has come, but adoption still a dream for many

  • A 1995 British documentary brought the plight of Chinese orphans to the world’s attention
  • Post Magazine visits the Shanghai Children’s Welfare Institute to see how the level of care and the youngsters’ needs have changed
Topic |   Families in China

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Children with disabilities at the Shanghai Children's Home orphanageWelfare Institute, in China. Photo: Zigor Aldama
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Zigor Aldama

Zigor Aldama

Zigor Aldama is an award-winning journalist from Spain. Focused on social issues, he's been covering Asia from China since 1999. He lives in Shanghai and his work is currently published in Spanish by the newspapers of Vocento group and El País.