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Children

Focus on children’s healthcare leads to improved outcomes

The importance of protecting children’s health has been gaining increasing attention in recent years. During the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016 to 2020), various policies designed to improve healthcare services, such as focusing on the prevention and treatment of infants with…

With three-child policy, more social insurance policies set to kick in

China on May 31 officially announced the implementation of the three-child policy and relevant social support measures to further optimize childbirth policies. China has progressively rolled out family planning policies for decades starting with the promotion of the one-child policy…

Beijing has good foundation to become a child-friendly city: Li Ping

Beijing may soon become one of the country’s emerging child-friendly cities, shared Li Ping, director of the Beijing Boyuantuozhi Child Development Centre (referred as Boyuantuozhi below). The plan is part of China’s engagement with the Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI).…

Arts education resources, support on the rise within China

In May, Wang Dengfeng from the Ministry of Education spoke on the increasing attention given to arts education in elementary and middle schools. Wang detailed China’s future arts education goals during a press conference that also touched on the improvement…

Jiangsu pioneers care program for unsupported orphans

In 2019, 12 government departments jointly released Suggestions to Enhance Social Care and Welfare on De facto Unsupported Orphans. De facto unsupported orphans refer to children who lack guardianship because of their guardians’ disability, prison sentences, illness, disappearance, or other…

The Ai You Foundation’s innovative child healthcare projects explained

Editor’s note This report is based on an article by the Charity Times, 超11亿投入 爱佑儿童医疗三次创变探索救助之道, originally published on the 17th of June. The Charity Times’ article is loosely based on an interview with Gao Zifei, the assistant secretary-general of the…

Why livestreaming classes won’t solve the problems of rural education

Editor’s Note This is a summary of an article that originally appeared in 网易数读 on the 22nd of December 2018, under the title ”3600万流动儿童,和消失的农村学生” (36 million migrant children and disappeared students from the countryside). It is a response to a…