As more parents from rural villages in China migrate to the cities to find work, many are leaving their children at home to be raised by others — or to fend for themselves.
As a result, 41 million children in rural China are at risk of violence, exploitation and mental health issues.
With your support, UNICEF is working to create a safety net that ensures vulnerable children in rural China are cared for and protected by their communities. First steps include helping 95,000 children stay in school and receive the psychosocial services they need.
Further interventions will:
Every child deserves a safe, nurturing childhood. Let’s ensure they don’t have to grow up too soon.