More than 70 million Chinese children, or one in every four, are left behind in rural areas with their parents forced to move hundreds of miles away for work.
The lack of parental contact has dramatic impact on those left behind. What kind of lives do those left behind lead?
Digital Producer: Karin Soh
TV Producer: Ho Yeen Nie
About the Show:
Get Real is one of Channel NewsAsia’s longest running current affairs documentary programme, featuring investigative reports from across Asia. Launched in 2004 as the channel’s flagship Asian current affairs show, the award-winning programme reports on issues affecting Asians, and reveals the uncomfortable reality of life and living in a region which is as diverse as it is complex. You think you know Asia. But on this show, the team meets ordinary Asians with less than ordinary stories, and presents to you different side of a region.
Get Real – Tuesdays, 8pm (SG/HK), Channel NewsAsia.