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Suicides of four children in China raise welfare concerns

In China, a suicide pact by four children last month has raised concerns about child welfare. Authorities say the parents of the children, three girls and a boy, abandoned them to find work elsewhere. The mass migration of people from the countryside to the cities in children has seen an estimated 60 million children, or 22 per cent of China’s children, left behind by their parents. Adrian Brown reports from Guizhou province

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