News and Research

See below for a curated selection of news and other literature pertaining to China's left-behind children. 

 
 
  Photo Credit:   ABC News, Wayne McAllister

Photo Credit: ABC News, Wayne McAllister

A generation left behind

Li Yikui is a 13-year-old boy who radiates warmth and friendliness. But inside he is hurting. Yikui has not seen his father in four years. His mother visits just once a year.

 
  Photo credit: MianShaHua Studio

Photo credit: MianShaHua Studio

Left-Behind Children in China and How They Impact Businesses

CCR CSR Exective Director Ines Kaempfer talks about how left-behind children in China impact businesses and why more companies should take steps to address child rights in their operations.

 
  Photo credit: MianShaHua Studio

Photo credit: MianShaHua Studio

Left-Behind Children in Rural China: Research Based on the Use of Qualitative Methods in Inner Mongolia

The overall aim of this research is to explore the experiences of children‘s being left behind at home, at school and in the community from the perspectives of four main groups of stakeholders: left-behind children, their guardians, their parents and their teachers. 

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