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Who cares for 'left-behind' children?

( Updated: 2016-06-04 09:39

BlondeAmber (Ireland)

In most European countries I know, a family will do all it can to remain together no matter how difficult the financial circumstances are, even if it means one parent being absent for a few months at a time.

If you can not afford to be present as a parent with your child yourself, you should not have one.

Who cares for 'left-behind' children?

A child weeps as her parents didn't show up on time to meet her in Dongguan city of South China's Guangdong province on July 30, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

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