The Spring Bud Project aims to help girls in poverty-stricken areas back to school. Photo: AFP The Spring Bud Project aims to help girls in poverty-stricken areas back to school. Photo: AFP
The Spring Bud Project aims to help girls in poverty-stricken areas back to school. Photo: AFP

Chinese girls’ education charity apologises after it is found giving funding to boys

  • Long-running Spring Bud Project under fire over images of boys taking part in donation event at high school in southwest China
  • It says programme staff had found boys in poverty-stricken areas were also in need of aid but critics accuse it of adding to gender inequality

Topic |   China Society
The Spring Bud Project aims to help girls in poverty-stricken areas back to school. Photo: AFP The Spring Bud Project aims to help girls in poverty-stricken areas back to school. Photo: AFP
The Spring Bud Project aims to help girls in poverty-stricken areas back to school. Photo: AFP
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