Qi Shumin, who comes from a small village in Anhui province, dropped out of school at the age of 13. Photo: Tom Wang Qi Shumin, who comes from a small village in Anhui province, dropped out of school at the age of 13. Photo: Tom Wang
Qi Shumin, who comes from a small village in Anhui province, dropped out of school at the age of 13. Photo: Tom Wang

No toilets, water or heating ... China’s migrants still living on margins despite promise of reform

Domestic migrants in big Chinese cities have to share public loos, buy their own drinking water and burn coal to keep warm, and the authorities are rolling out a campaign to drive them out of the capital

Topic |   China's population
Qi Shumin, who comes from a small village in Anhui province, dropped out of school at the age of 13. Photo: Tom Wang Qi Shumin, who comes from a small village in Anhui province, dropped out of school at the age of 13. Photo: Tom Wang
Qi Shumin, who comes from a small village in Anhui province, dropped out of school at the age of 13. Photo: Tom Wang
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