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WNYC News,

This radio segment from WNYC describes a new audio-visual exhibition in New York City that tells the stories of 100 "former orphan" adoptees born in South Korea who are now adults living all over the world.

The Korea Herald,

The Seoul Central District Court has recently held a hearing in relation to "a landmark lawsuit filed by deported Korean American adoptee Adam Crapser against the Korean government and Holt Children’s Services," according to this article from the Korea Herald. 

Hansung Kim, Yushin Lee, Sangmi Choi - Children and Youth Services Review,

The objectives of this study were to 1) examine the relative risk of suicide among children in residential care compared with those not in residential care in South Korea, 2) evaluate how the relative risk of suicide is associated with age, and 3) explore the trend in relative risk of suicide over time.

Anna High,

Based on field studies and in-depth interviews across rural and urban China, this book presents a socio-legal analysis of non-state organised care for some of China's most vulnerable children.

BBC News,

A former orphanage owner in China, once nicknamed "Love Mother," has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for extortion, fraud, forgery and disturbing social order, according to this article from BBC News. 

John Sudworth - BBC News,

This video from BBC News shares the stories of parents in China's Xinjiang region whose children have disappeared, likely as part of the Chinese government's efforts to separate them from their Muslim communities.

Aki Yazawa, Yosuke Inoue, Guoxi Cai, Raoping Tu, Meng Huang, Fei He, Jie Chen, Taro Yamamoto, Chiho Watanabe - Developmental Psychobiology,

This study investigated the role of childhood parental deprivation in the association between quality of life (QOL) and the Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) antibody titer, a marker of cellular immune functioning, using data from 734 adults living in seven communities in rural Fujian, China.

Haining Liao, Minyi Pan, Weinan Li, Changqi Lin, Xuhao Zhu, Xingru Li, Jinghua Li, Shudong Zhou - BMJ Open,

This study sought to identify the heterogeneous characteristics of rural left-behind children’s anxiety and explore the related factors through a cross-sectional survey using a school-based sample in January 2018 in Qingxin district, Qingyuan city, Guangdong province, China. 

Hui, Yat Man Louise; Stevenson, Julie; Gallego, Gisselle - Australian Journal of Child and Family Health Nursing ,

This descriptive study portrays a sample of children from Chinese migrant families residing in western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, whose parents temporarily relinquished their care to grandparents in China.

Xinhua Net,

The Chinese government is increasing its financial support to vulnerable children, particularly orphans, left-behind children, and children living in poverty, according to this article from Xinhua Net.