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Latest update : 2011-09-15

School's out forever for migrant workers' children

If you are a parent, imagine how you would feel if the authorities suddenly told you your child's school was shut, closing down, with nowhere else for your offspring to go. Well that's exactly what happened in China, where more than 20 schools for children of migrant workers have shut down in Beijing. Now parents and NGOs are working together to hit back at what they say is a policy of social exclusion.

By Joris ZYLBERMAN

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2016-08-24 Ivory Coast

Video: The European dream of Abidjan street footballers

An Ivorian businessman who used to be a professional footballer in France is now trying to give young disadvantaged Ivorians the same opportunity. France 24 met Lucien Kouassi...

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2016-08-23 Niger

In Niger the malnutrition of children is worsening

In Niger the combination of food insecurity, scarce water resources and lack of infrastructure are affecting children’s lives. The country holds the highest infant mortality in...

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2016-08-22 Burma

Video: Can Burma overcome decades of bitter ethnic conflicts?

Today's Focus takes an in-depth look at one of Burma's many ethnic guerillas. The Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) is one of the armed groups invited to the 21st Century...

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Taiwan is on an earthquake faultline and exposed to typhoons. These environmental factors have parallels with Japan, so people are nervous of a repeat of the Fukushima nuclear...

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2016-07-28 India

Indian women on frontline of battle against alcohol

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