Yi minority

China’s Other Billion: Women of the Cold Mountains

Following is the latest installment in a series of posts by journalist Rachel Beitarie*, who will be sharing with us dispatches from her journey across rural China. In this post, Rachel visits a rural village in Liangshan...

Child Labor Rings Reach China’s Distant Villages

More details are emerging about the child labor case uncovered recently in rural Sichuan. From the New York Times: China is now investigating whether hundreds, perhaps thousands, of poor children of the Yi ethnic minority group...

Chinese Police Find Child Slaves

From BBC News: Chinese police have rescued more than 100 village children sold to work as slave labourers in the booming southern province of Guangdong. The children, from the ethnic Yi minority, came from poor families in...



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