CDB Reports

Labor & Migrants

View from the Media: A Long Way Home for Migrant Workers

As Chinese prepare for the massive annual chunyun (Chinese New Year migration), a number of incidents reported by mainstream media have generated a public debate concerning the role and responsibilities of the government and private citizens in providing aid to migrant workers

Labor NGOs: Growing Pains

The following is a translation of an in-depth Southern Daily (Nanfang Ribao) article examining the recent suppression of labor NGOs in Guangdong.

POLICY BRIEF NO. 7: Local Initiatives and Incremental Measures

This month sees more news coming from Guangdong, Nanjing and Beijing all having to do with different local approaches aimed at lowering the barriers to registration for NGOs. Questions are raised about the implementation of a new regulation aimed at allowing social organizations to register directly given recent developments in the labor sector.