Sur­vey: More than 4 mil­lion left-be­hind chil­dren

China Daily (Canada) - - NEWS CAPSULE -

A sur­vey of left- be­hind chil­dren in China by a non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion shows 7.7 per­cent did not meet their par­ents within a year and 2.7 per­cent did not have any con­tact with their par­ents for an en­tire year.

In 2013, the All-China Women Fed­er­a­tion said that there were 61,025,500 left-be­hind chil­dren in China. The or­ga­ni­za­tion de­fines chil­dren as left-be­hind if one or both the par­ents leave their home­towns and go to other places to live.

Ac­cord­ing to the sur­vey’s re­sults, about 4,700,000 left­be­hind chil­dren did not meet their par­ents within a year and 1,650,000 left-be­hind chil­dren had no con­tact with their par­ents for a whole year.

The sur­vey in­cluded 7,432 ru­ral stu­dents from 14 prov­inces.

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