"Left-behind" children growing up alone in China

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An increasing number of young people in China are growing up without their parents according to the UN Children's Fund, UNICEF.

The so-called "left-behind" children often live with little family support when parents migrate to cities in search of work.

Shantha Bloemen works for UNICEF in China.

Daniel Dickinson asked her what it's like to be a child in China today.

Duration: 3'25"

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