Left-behind Children Phenomenon Draws Social Concern

May 25, 2012
Editor: Liu Yunting

Children whose parents have left hometown to work in cities play after class at the Siyuan School at Dashi Village of Guandao Township in Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 22, 2012. A total of 320 children, accounting for 65.9 percent of the whole students, study and live in this boarding school while their parents work in faraway cities. [Xinhua]

Children whose parents have left hometown to work in cities play after class at the Siyuan School at Dashi Village of Guandao Township in Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 22, 2012. A total of 320 children, accounting for 65.9 percent of the whole students, study and live in this boarding school while their parents work in faraway cities. [Xinhua]

Bao Jingru, a young girl whose parents have left hometown to work in cities, reads books at a library in Siyuan School at Dashi Village of Guandao Township in Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 22, 2012. A total of 320 children, accounting for 65.9 percent of the whole students, study and live in this boarding school while their parents work in faraway cities.

Bao Jingru, a young girl whose parents have left hometown to work in cities, reads books at a library in Siyuan School at Dashi Village of Guandao Township in Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 22, 2012. A total of 320 children, accounting for 65.9 percent of the whole students, study and live in this boarding school while their parents work in faraway cities.

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