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Chenyue Zhao, Xudon Zhou, Feng Wang, Minmin Jiang, and Therese Hesketh - Children and Youth Services Review22 Sep 2017

This study evaluated the feasibility, acceptance, preliminary outcomes and potential sustainability of a community-based intervention program for left behind children in China. 

BBC News 14 Aug 2017

"Boot camps" for youth with internet and gaming addictions have become increasingly popular in China and are criticized for their military-style discipline and harsh practices. The recent death of a Chinese teenager just two days after entering one such instution has sparked an outrage over the use of these institutions and their practices. 

Xiaoyuan Shang & Karen R. Fisher - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This chapter of Child Maltreatment in Residential Care describes the progression of changes in China's child care and protection policies to reduce the use of institutional care for children and increase efforts toward family strengthening and family-based models of alternative care. 

S. Woodhouse, A. Miah and M. Rutter - Cambridge University Press22 Jun 2017

This article focuses on the assessment of the effects of early institutional care and compares three longitudinal studies from Romania, Greece and Hong Kong/China.

Yang Meiping - Shanghai Daily23 May 2017

New policy in China allows court applications to revoke the guardianship of parents or authorized guardians if they refuse to perform their custody duties for more than six months.

Sina22 Mar 2017

China orders authorities to check all qualifications, facilities, services and safety management for all government foster care facilities.

Neil Conner - The Telegraph14 Dec 2016

The Telegraph reports that police in China rescued 36 children from traffickers. 

Wang Mingting and Li Rongde - Caixin Online10 Nov 2016

Article from China stating rural migrant parents who leave their children behind for extended periods could face criminal charges over their failure to provide adequate care, China's Ministry of Civil Affairs said Wednesday.

Han Meng - Sixth Tone25 Oct 2016

A Fulbright scholar compares adoption experiences in China with those in America.

University of Eastern Finland18 Oct 2016

Fudan University and the University of Eastern Finland will open a joint Sino-Finnish Centre for Child Protection Research, SFCPR, in Shanghai. 

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