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Migrant Life: Legal aid for migrant workers

2010-02-07 14:21 BJT

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Legal aid for migrant workers is getting more attention now. In today's "My Migrant Life" special, Our reporter visits a legal aid center in Beijing, which has helped several thousand migrant workers win back their rights.

Despite China's rapidly expanding legal profession, many migrant workers still find it difficult to gain access to the judicial system. Representation from legal aid centers is limited. And tomorrow, our reporter Wang Mangmang will explore the issue of assimilation of migrant workers in cities. She will explain why the "hukou" system is still a big problem for them.

One step closer to getting paid.

Every day, dozens of migrant workers come to this legal aid center. The lawyers provide free consultations and services.

Legal aid for migrant workers is getting more attention now. 
Legal aid for migrant workers is getting more attention now.