Zhang Xinyi and her brother Shizheng were left in the care of her grandparents after the children’s parents went to work in Shenzhen. Photo: Simon Song

Revisiting China’s village of left-behind children after suicides that shocked nation

A village in Bijie city, where four siblings took their own lives is one of many poverty-stricken areas where families are still being torn apart by the need to seek work elsewhere

Topic |   Poverty in China

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Zhang Xinyi and her brother Shizheng were left in the care of her grandparents after the children’s parents went to work in Shenzhen. Photo: Simon Song
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