The Chinese government has announced plans to eliminate poverty by 2020, but it remains a huge obstacle for the Yi ethnic minority in the southwest of the country. So far the Yi have not benefited enough from Beijing's development policies.
Striking images showing the dangerous trek of school children from a remote village in China have gone viral on social media. The government has promised to provide a safer ladder, while considering a long-term solution.
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