Migrant Worker Moves – To NPC

From China Daily:

Hu Xiaoyan is the archetypal migrant worker.

The 34-year-old and her husband are employed in the same factory – and her twin daughters are back home with grandparents.

She hails from Sichuan – one of the biggest sources of human resources – and works in Guangdong – the manufacturing hub which hires millions of .

But Hu will go where none of her ilk has gone before: To the National People’s Congress (NPC) as a representative of the southern province. On Monday, she became the first migrant worker to be elected a deputy.

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