The deaths—by suicide, violent attack, or apparent accident—of children in rural areas have...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 2, 2011
An ongoing series at The Economist’s More Intelligent Life site searches for a new global capital, with a particular focus on London, New York, Washington DC, Beijing, Delhi and Singapore. As noted in ‘Beijing:...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 24, 2011
China Media Project has translates an online chat conducted with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Professor Yu Jianrong about the recent closures of schools for the children of migrant workers: Over the past six months, more...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 9, 2010
A school for migrant children, by Philip McMaster
by Sophie Beach | Jun 30, 2010
Beijing Kids Magazine has a short profile of Dandelion School for the children of migrant workers in Beijing: Gongyi Xiqiao is a frontier outpost on Beijing’s southern fringe, a cluster of highrise apartment blocks grouped...
by Jing Luo | Apr 2, 2007
From CNN News: The number of people in China who can’t read has shot up to 116 million, wiping out years of hard-won gains against illiteracy as rural poor leave the farm and school for work in the city, state media said Monday. Migrant workers in China’s urban centers do not have access to public […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – US sharply criticises China in annual human rights review, the Biden administration’s first public assessment of Beijing’s record
- New York Times – How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M
- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China