Case Study. Junior reporters in China: Children's participation for promoting health among migrants

Migrants living in urban areas in China with no residency permits often have limited or no access to basic services, such as health, education and adequate accommodation. Health and hygiene conditions in schools are also a matter of concern. Save the Children believes that children themselves are best positioned to tell about the problems affecting their lives and the lives of their peers. As a result, participatory and children-centred approaches were adopted for collecting consistent information and promoting health among migrant children. This child-led school health education project for migrant primary schools in Songjiang district has benefited many migrant children and their families

Published 2011-07-08