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China's Lost Girls?

last night we watched China's Lost Girls on netflix. My 8yr old son was really affected by it. It bothered him so much. He got very passionate and wanted to write letters & donate his money that he's been saving for legos. Does anyone know if there is anything we can do? Any organizations that are standing up for China's lost girls?


Asked by Lynette at 2:44 PM on Oct. 13, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • There are lots of great charities in China helping orphans. I think it's wonderful that your son wants to help.

    On behalf of my daughter (who could easily be one of the girls growing up in an orphanage) and her "sisters" who are still there,  I thank him.



    Answer by DEpley at 6:05 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • I looked online but I can't find anything yet. Here is a bump and if I do find something I will let you know.


    Answer by JeremysMom at 2:51 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • There is so much heartache in this world - kudos to those who can help.

    Answer by tasches at 8:30 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • First what is China's lost girls? girls that have been killed? or girls sent out to fend for them-selfs?

    some show kids should not see, this may be one of them.


    Answer by gammie at 4:54 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • here is a link were you can watch the whole show

    And here is a link to a short clip on it

    It's about China's one child policy and what happens to the unwanted girls.  It foccoses a lot on adoption.  But they do touch on other things like abortions, abandonment, and such. 

    This is one I feel is appropriate for my children. 


    Comment by Lynette (original poster) at 5:31 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • Good for your son. I think China's policy on children and how the girls are the ones who suffer is atrocious. However, I also think the Chinese are shooting themselves in the foot. I remember reading in the past year that right now, single men outnumber single women. It's only getting worse.

    Answer by LiliM at 3:58 AM on Oct. 14, 2010