Despite the positive signals of economic growth of China in the next years, big social inequalities among ethnic and religious minorities and among rural and urban population still exist. Workers and their families need to be protected. Even though controlled by the governance, the big internal migration toward the big cities of families searching for work and better condition of life have transformed metropolis in “difficult” place for children, especially poor children abandoned or with risk to be abandoned.
The Chinese government is working to reinforce the system of protection of children who live in institute as well as those who are going to live in a family with adoption or foster care. In this contest a better preparation of social operators, of people who work at the institute and of the workers engaged to form foster families. Ciai is in China with international adoptions from 2009 e with projects of cooperation from 2012.
There are activities in the district of Hunam focused on supporting children with disabilities in a institute.