Tag Archives: Child

China has baby marriages?!

The strange new trend with China’s young parents is arranging marriages for their toddlers. These virtual vows are being promoted by Babytree.com as well as a few other sites, which allow parents to create social network profiles for their infants and … Continue reading

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Left Behind Children

Modern China is home to many phrases that seem to exist in few other parts of the world. Phrases like: Cancer Village, Blue-sky Days, and Gutter Oil. Perhaps the most troubling of these is “Left Behind…”, because the full damage … Continue reading

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The Plight of the Mentally Disabled in China

Yesterday I noted that things seem to be improving for China’s physically disabled, unfortunately I’m not so optimistic about the situation for China’s mentally disabled. Generally speaking there are few opportunities for such people, both in terms of education and … Continue reading

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