What are the causes and consequences of the phenomenon of left-behind children in China? Independent researcher Lin Zhibin shares stories from left-behind children. She reflects on the societal and policy changes which need to take place in order to protect the dignity and well-being of migrating families. Recorded by citizen journalists Hermann Aubie, Kanako Kuramitsu, Ning Ninghu, and Dragon Film Factory during the EU-China Civil Society Dialogue on Left-Behind Children. This three day dialogue forum organised by the University of Nottingham Ningbo China and the University of Nottingham, UK took place in Ningbo from 20-22 February 2012 and involved 64 participants from European and Chinese civil society, government, think tanks, academia, and media. Disclaimer: The contents of this video are the sole responsibility of the University of Nottingham and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union or the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

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