Students prepare for another day at Molong Primary School in a remote village in Yunnan province. The school includes 279 students who have been left behind by parents who moved to cities to seek work. Photo: Imaginechina Students prepare for another day at Molong Primary School in a remote village in Yunnan province. The school includes 279 students who have been left behind by parents who moved to cities to seek work. Photo: Imaginechina
Students prepare for another day at Molong Primary School in a remote village in Yunnan province. The school includes 279 students who have been left behind by parents who moved to cities to seek work. Photo: Imaginechina

Reports of parents’ deaths by China’s ‘left-behind’ children prompt a closer look at the family dynamic

Youngsters’ reports of deaths of parents who left them to seek work in cities substantially exceeded China’s national death rate, NGO’s study found

Students prepare for another day at Molong Primary School in a remote village in Yunnan province. The school includes 279 students who have been left behind by parents who moved to cities to seek work. Photo: Imaginechina Students prepare for another day at Molong Primary School in a remote village in Yunnan province. The school includes 279 students who have been left behind by parents who moved to cities to seek work. Photo: Imaginechina
Students prepare for another day at Molong Primary School in a remote village in Yunnan province. The school includes 279 students who have been left behind by parents who moved to cities to seek work. Photo: Imaginechina
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